about this site
Catholic Sensibility is a personal blog by a Catholic layperson with comments and occasional other writings by Catholics and non-Catholics. We make no particular claims to have the completeness of a Roman Catholic expression of Christianity. It contains opinion, interpretation, and personal musings. That’s it. Nothing official or authoritatively connected to the Magisterium.
Vatican II pages
- 10,320,575 hits
Daily Archives: 11 December 2013
John the Baptist introduces repentance in the Gospels, and both Luke’s and Matthew’s versions make it to the Reconciliation Lectionary. Every Christian knows the word repent. We sometimes make jokes of it, and often we skirt it. It seems something … Continue reading
In these sections of Mediator Dei, Pope Pius XII draws a parallel between dogma and liturgy: 63. Clearly no sincere Catholic can refuse to accept the formulation of Christian doctrine more recently elaborated and proclaimed as dogmas by the Church, … Continue reading
Sections 16 through 18 wrap up the introductory narrative, and fall under the title of “The scope and limits of this Exhortation.” Pope Francis explains why he’s gone off the usual script for these apostolic exhortations, and why much of … Continue reading