Daily Archives: 31 January 2015

End of January Open

The two people for whom these open posts were primarily started seem little-interested as the new ones get opened. Fine, I guess. I know people go to pages they’ve already visited. Maybe others would want to weigh in as the … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes 20: Coordinating Pastoral Activity

What is that saying we hear now and then these days? The Church is not an NGO? In today’s post, the bishops remind us that our mission is not to provide services as such, but to give witness. You can … Continue reading

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DPPL 208: Principles for Veneration of Saints

Chapter Six addresses piety with regard to canonized saints and men and women considered “beati,” blessed. We’re talking sections¬†208 through 247, taking us deep into Lent this year. Lets begin with some principles. First, the Scriptural witness for those martyred … Continue reading

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