Daily Archives: 8 December 2013

Blizzard Ball

Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and outside of Boston all had horrid weather conditions for football today. Especially Philadelphia. I was speaking with another Buffalo Bills fan today. We are both hoping for lots of snow for February’s Super Bowl in … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 60

The 1947 Roman Catholic position on Latin: 60. The use of the Latin language, customary in a considerable portion of the Church, is a manifest and beautiful sign of unity, as well as an effective antidote for any corruption of … Continue reading

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Aparecida 13–14: Missionary Evangelization

The bishops at Aparecida recognize, in paragraph 13, that above all, “the challenge of revitalizing our way of being Catholic and our personal options for the Lord, so that Christian faith may become more deeply rooted in the heart of … Continue reading

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EG 13: “Deuteronomic” Faith

For me this was one of the most “memorable” paragraphs of the introduction, describing the place of memory for the believer, and locating it in the practice of the faith. Let’s read: 13. Nor should we see the newness of … Continue reading

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