Daily Archives: 26 March 2014

Dies Domini 4: Looking for Celebration

Sunday used to get a lot of reinforcement from secular society. Did the wider culture end up propping up the church practice? 4. Until quite recently, it was easier in traditionally Christian countries to keep Sunday holy because it was … Continue reading

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Double Red

I had never heard of this. So they took extra red cells today at the blood drive. I looked over at the tubes and the little centrifuge machine next to my arm. Probably not the best idea, as light-headedness ensued.

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A Precedent?

Do we pity Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst? Forever he will be known not as a disciple of Jesus Christ, nor even merely as a prince of the church–but as the “bishop of bling.” Now we find that five months after the … Continue reading

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EG 123: Piety Embodies Faith in a Culture

In section 123, Pope Francis makes the case that popular piety is an important derivation and expression of received faith. He cites two recent popes: 123. Popular piety enables us to see how the faith, once received, becomes embodied in … Continue reading

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