Daily Archives: 5 May 2015

What Constitutes Gossip?

A while ago I had a conversation with a parishioner about gossip. I was slightly surprised at the aspects I heard proposed. – If it’s true, it’s not gossip. – If I would say it to a person’s face, it’s … Continue reading

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Humanae Vitae 18: Concern of the Church

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Pope Paul is a realist; he knew HV would be very difficult for some people to accept. But his view … Continue reading

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Easter Morning

Early morning light in my parish’s church. This was about 8:20AM Easter morning, looking from the narthex into the main worship space.

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Misericordiae Vultus 16: The Isaian Mission of Jesus

One of the key Gospel passages is the commencement of the Lord’s public ministry. In reading the scroll at synagogue, Jesus explains the vector of his service for and call to Israel. And to us, certainly. 16. In the Gospel … Continue reading

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PS 3-4: Challenges for Paschal Observances

Remember, you can check the full document on this site, among many on the internet. First, the acknowledgement that many Christians actively and devotedly engage their faith during the Lent-Triduum-Easter cycle: 3. In many parts of the Christian world, the … Continue reading

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