Daily Archives: 23 July 2014

DPPL 1b: Contradictory Attitudes

Continuing on yesterday’s look at the first part of paragraph 1, here the CDWDS notes the upheaval after Vatican II. Following on the conciliar renewal, the situation with regard to Christian popular piety varies according to country and local traditions. … Continue reading

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Confirmation Fast

The 2014 edition of Worship includes yet another examination of the sacrament of Confirmation. Timothy Brunk looks at “The Sacrament of Confirmation in a Consumer Culture.” It pushes the idea of a return to a traditional order of the initiation … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Isaiah 55, Seek The Lord

Reconciliation is all about seeking God. In the classic tale of sin and return, Luke 15’s two sons, Jesus relates that the movement toward the father, and by implication to God the Father, is the essential vector for a returning … Continue reading

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EG 255: Social Dialogue In A Context Of Religious Freedom

“Social dialogue in a context of religious freedom” is our topic for the next four sections (255-258). Let’s keep in mind that the world’s bishops and Pope Francis have a wider view of religious freedom. For many Christians around the … Continue reading

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