Daily Archives: 10 October 2014

Working Weekend

Just so I can establish some sliver of cred as not being a Francis-yes-man, let me suggest some criticism is in order for his adding six clergy and no lay persons to the weekend writing committee. I suppose it could … Continue reading

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Magnificent River

One of my favorite musicians is bassist Patrick O’Hearn. A few of his albums have passed onto and off my shelf over the years. Or is that into and out of my cd player? My wife doesn’t like his music … Continue reading

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Crickets in the Communion Line

The issue of the sacraments for the divorced and remarried has certainly caught on like fire. Mostly among people who are not affected by the doctrine and discipline it represents. It may be illustrative that remarried Catholics are not picketing, … Continue reading

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Missing the Bus On Adoption

Phyllis Zagano gets it totally wrong at NCRep. In trying to be fair, she misses big time on two counts: 1. Catholic agencies really do not (or should not) need government money to do their job. 2. Catholic agencies, if … Continue reading

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DPPL 89: Choosing Scripture

Some final words on Scripture. The advice given here for the selection of Bible passages is well-considered for the liturgy as well: 89. In this respect, the models used in liturgical celebrations can be most useful, since they always contain … Continue reading

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