Daily Archives: 29 September 2014


I doubt the recent letter was the impetus for a visitation in the Kansas City-St Joseph diocese. It must have been in the works a bit longer than that. Still, it seems significant that an archbishop from another country was … Continue reading

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DPPL 75: General Principles for the Renewal of Pious Exercises

With today’s post, we finish up Chapter Two, which examined liturgy and popular piety as taught by the modern Magisterium. We’ll let the document summarize what has been written in the previous fifteen numbered sections: 75. The Apostolic See has … Continue reading

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A Few Surprises

On the drive from the airport last Wednesday, my brother detoured us through our old neighborhood. A few things surprised me. First, the trees are back. When we moved into our house in 1967, the street was shaded by several … Continue reading

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