Daily Archives: 6 July 2014

Natural Law, Language, and the Family

I won’t be dissecting the Instrumentum Laboris for the October synod with the same thoroughness we’ve treated other documents here. But I do plan to drop in a post every few days on aspects that strike me, especially on liturgy … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Women at the Doors

We encourage our hospitality ministers to stand outside the church doors before Mass to welcome worshipers. One of my people reported her sense that some of our older parishioners–men mainly–seemed less comfortable with a woman holding the door for them. … Continue reading

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EG 229: Christ is Our Peace

Pope Francis Evangelii Gaudium 229. This principle, drawn from the Gospel, reminds us that Christ has made all things one in himself: heaven and earth, God and (people), time and eternity, flesh and spirit, person and society. The sign of … Continue reading

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