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Catholic Sensibility is a personal blog by a Catholic layperson with comments and occasional other writings by Catholics and non-Catholics. We make no particular claims to have the completeness of a Roman Catholic expression of Christianity. It contains opinion, interpretation, and personal musings. That’s it. Nothing official or authoritatively connected to the Magisterium.
- Introducing the Psalm. Or Not.
- Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 17, The Dialogue of Salvation
- Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 2
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 10: God’s Initiative and the Church’s Ministry
- Creepy Confessions
- Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 16, One Great People
- Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 1
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 9: The Reconciled Church, Part 3
- What Next?
- Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 109
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Daily Archives: 5 May 2015
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
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
Early morning light in my parish’s church. This was about 8:20AM Easter morning, looking from the narthex into the main worship space.
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
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