Daily Archives: 7 October 2013

Light Posting For a Few Days

You readers may get a few posts tomorrow. Maybe not. Maybe nothing till Wednesday night. I was doing most of my internet work from bed today–due to a combination of a head cold and fall allergies. I have a few … Continue reading

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Some Disorders

Catholics fret about the hierarchy. In centuries past, perhaps Catholics were more oblivious to the array of bishops and cardinals above them.¬†Even the pope. Today punditry of all sorts focuses on them from all angles. A bishop from a rural … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 133

There’s an awkward phrase inserted to make sure readers know that even when visiting the sick, the lay minister who provides this service is indeed a stopgap solution until the ordinary minister is available. [133.] A Priest or Deacon, or … Continue reading

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GMD 91-92: Conversion

Conversion is the first step for a seeker, and often the next step for those who are already believers. One of the post-conciliar mantras, perhaps over-quoted, is “continuing conversion,” speaking I think to the human condition: we are but creatures … Continue reading

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