Daily Archives: 5 May 2014

Battle Ecclesiale

After a long pause in the LCWR versus bishops + CDF tussle, we have some new upset. David Gibson at RNS details a few recent salvos. The LCWR fired big, slating theologian Elizabeth Johnson for its Outstanding Leadership Award at … Continue reading

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Football Future

Officially, one of my teams drops from the Premier League, as of Saturday. Disheartening, but it seems more just than the American system of rewarding teams with high draft choices from the slave college ranks. Cardiff City are one of … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Romans 12:1-2, 9-19

Thanks to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Romans 12 has seen a bit of a resurgence in popularity at weddings. At least in online popularity. The summary of this reading for weddings is nearly six years old. You can … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 44: Easter Banquet

In today’s post on Dies Domini (here in its entirety) Pope John Paul II continues an interesting look at Sunday Mass. Let’s have a consideration for the communal character of the Mass: 44. The communal character of the Eucharist emerges … Continue reading

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EG 159: Doing Better

Pope Francis devotes a substantial portion of Evangelii Gaudium to homilies and their preparation (135-159). His final word is to be positive: 159. Another feature of a good homily is that it is positive. It is not so much concerned with … Continue reading

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