Daily Archives: 2 January 2015

What A Bishop Reads

Vermont’s new bishop, Christopher Coyne, is well-familiar with social media and blogging. It was whispered that details of the upcoming installation in the Green Mountain State were described here. I found Bishop Coyne’s reading material over the Christmas holidays to … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 59: Love

Read the full synod document here. A kind word for the human heart: 59. Affectivity needs assistance, also in marriage, as a path to maturity in the ever-deepening  acceptance of the other and an ever-fuller gift of self. This necessitates offering programs … Continue reading

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Open Friday: New Year, New Discussion, New Resolutions

Max and Dick seem to latch on to old threads for discussion. No big thing, really–they appear in the recent post notification on the bar on the right, there. Let’s see if either are provoked by a new discussion. Let’s … Continue reading

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DPPL 177: A Central Place

It has often struck me that the devotion to the Precious Blood rather outpaces Catholic interest in receiving the Eucharist under both forms. What caused that, do you suppose: infrequent Communion, the relative recent opening of the Cup to the … Continue reading

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