Daily Archives: 20 September 2013

Left? Right? Wrong

I’d like to use John Allen’s summary as a springboard into what I think are deeper issues with the Pope Francis interview. Another commenter I read today–it might have been on PrayTell–suggested that Pope Francis is operating on a totally … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 88-91

RS 88-96 addresses “The distribution of Holy Communion.” The first section is problematic on a few fronts, so let’s start here: [88.] The faithful should normally receive sacramental Communion of the Eucharist during Mass itself, at the moment laid down … Continue reading

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Field Work

I’ve commented for print elsewhere about the nods to liturgy in the Pope Francis interview. I think I’ll look at one section of the piece that shows a preference for field work over the laboratory. The three key words that … Continue reading

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GMD 41: Sweet Gifts

Go and Make Disciples¬†gives a nod to RCIA in this section. Yet if we have once seen the joy of those received into the Church at Easter, if we have ever experienced the growth of those going through the Rite … Continue reading

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