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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