Daily Archives: 25 May 2015

Reality Check

“Reality check.” A buzz phrase that seems to be getting a lot of notice and traction in the Church this weekend. A bit more than a million people voted to expand rights, and possibly responsibilities, for LGBT people in their small … Continue reading

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Humanae Vitae 31: A Great Work

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. With this post, we wrap up this momentous document. Whether in adherence or dissent, few would deny it was a … Continue reading

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Football, Plumbing, and Blogging

Swansea, and 17 other Premier League teams finished up their seasons yesterday. The ten-match simulcast on American networks took place in the morning. And being a Sunday churchgoer, I missed the live action. After I got home from a wedding consultation … Continue reading

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PS 37: The Penitential Celebrations in Lent

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. A last work on Lent: 37. It is fitting that the Lenten season should be concluded, both for the individual Christian as well … Continue reading

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What About Sacramental Grace?

Peter Nixon’s blog post from last month got expanded into the latest issue of Commonweal. Good. He was certainly among the best of the Catholic bloggers of the last decade. I was pondering his musings about the relative frequency of … Continue reading

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