Daily Archives: 22 October 2013

Call For A Fresh Start

It takes guts, or something, to be a pastor and to suggest in one’s parish bulletin it may be time for a fresh start with one’s diocesan leadership. One assumes he might mean a new bishop, vicar general, and others … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 165

Picking up on yesterday’s discussion of Sunday celebrations in the absence of a priest: [165.] It is necessary to avoid any sort of confusion between this type of gathering and the celebration of the Eucharist.[Cf. Congregation for Divine Worship, Directory … Continue reading

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GMD 110: Evangelization at Special Times

Opportunity may present itself without our even heading for the streets. Sometimes people come to the Church. Are we ready to evangelize, or are we too tired? This continues a discussion on the GMD chapter (104-116) covering goal number two, … Continue reading

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With the New Archbishop Today

My archdiocese conducts a Pastoral Study Day twice a year for clergy and lay people. It’s a good opportunity to catch up with colleagues. Today, the new archbishop spoke at length in the afternoon session, expounding on his reflections on … Continue reading

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