Daily Archives: 1 October 2013

Splendid Interaction

I cannot escape the sense that elder brothers and sisters are being unmasked in the Catholic Church. Robert Royal wrings his hands: (H)e uses phrases that make you worry – as well as think. And unfortunately, it’s looking more and … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 121-123

RS 121-128 discusses what clergy wear: [121.] “The purpose of a variety of color of the sacred vestments is to give effective expression even outwardly to the specific character of the mysteries of faith being celebrated and to a sense … Continue reading

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Another Interview: On Dialogue

Liam put me on to this interview. The second thing that struck me was the Holy Father’s approach to dialogue: Proselytism is solemn nonsense, it makes no sense. We need to get to know each other, listen to each other … Continue reading

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GMD 81: Prayer

Continuing with the context of evangelization’s three goals, the bishops underscore the importance of prayer. Prayer is essential for fruitful evangelization. The bishops remind us of Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount: to ask, seek, and to knock. They also mention … Continue reading

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