Daily Archives: 11 November 2014

Synod on the Family 5: A Socio-Cultural Context

With today’s post, we get into the meat of the “Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization.” You can read the full document here. Part I of three is relatively brief, covering paragraphs 5 through 11. The topic: Listening: the … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke, Interior Designer?

I caught a bit of Archbishop Kurtz’s address to the other bishops yesterday before getting to work. The full text of his address is here. I found this image striking: We all strive to be faithful pastors, so we know what … Continue reading

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DPPL 123: Presentation is Christological

Wrapping up the Christmas season (cf. DPPL 106-123), a final summary on the Presentation, and a reminder about candles. 123. The feast of 2 February still retains a popular character. It is necessary, however, that such should reflect the true … Continue reading

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