Daily Archives: 24 January 2015

Mutuae Relationes 13: Religious Superiors

You can always refer to the full document Mutuae Relationes here. Today, we’ll look at the role of the leadership within a religious institute. Service characteristic of religious authority 13. Superiors fulfill their duty of service and leadership within the … Continue reading

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More on Women-Men Mythology

Are men mything? Charles inspired me to check the Chant Café, and I noticed a dissent from Cardinal Burke. Kathy Pluth takes exception to the good cardinal leveling the legal-eyed stare at liturgical problems and putting a label on it, writing … Continue reading

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On Peace

PrayTell posts video of the Holy Father moving off the altar platform and giving peace to sisters in wheelchairs. Lots of hand-wringing in the commentariat there, and I’d expect a more vigorous and catty dissent on other websites. Some observations: … Continue reading

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DPPL 201: Insertions

Once or twice I’ve been part of a public praying of the Rosary in which the steady recitation of the Hail Mary is interrupted. This is usually difficult, breaking, as it does, the steady rhythm of a familiar and repeated … Continue reading

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