Daily Archives: 7 January 2014

The Armchair Liturgist: Presidential Chair in a Small Chapel

I‘ve noticed at PrayTell they have a variation on the Armchair Liturgist feature, non solum, to discuss optional matters of liturgy and worship. I like this series so far. Here’s a good issue to discuss while sitting in the armchair … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 113-114

Do you find Mediator Dei¬†somewhat repetitive as we move through the document? Pope Pius insists again that lay people cannot advance or even believe the position that private Masses are significantly problematic: 113. We wish in this matter to repeat … Continue reading

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Deep Life

If my Catholic friends and foils think I’m an outlier for asking difficult questions and goring sacred cows like Gregorian propers, you should also know I take the same approach to the discussion of life beyond Earth. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Sacking In Seattle

The fired married and gay school administrator does not seem to be receding very quickly from the public eye or mind. dotCommonweal raised it to the top of the blog listing last evening. A few years ago one Australian bishop … Continue reading

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EG 44: A Bit of Mercy

Some contemporary witness in favor of the clarity of the Gospel message in Evangelii Gaudium: 44. Moreover, pastors and the lay faithful who accompany their brothers and sisters in faith or on a journey of openness to God must always … Continue reading

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