Daily Archives: 1 June 2015

Culture, Going Deep

I think it is useful to ask questions. It is also useful to read people with whom one disagrees. I do slouch over to Crisis from time to time, and I hope it’s about more than a voyeurs window into … Continue reading

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Culturewar, RIP?

From San Diego’s Bishop Robert McElroy: As the people of God we must build bridges which reflect the teaching of the Church that we Catholics are – not called to separate from culture, – nor to be co-opted by our … Continue reading

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Open Thread on Insults

Charles and a few others have taken exception to Max’s commentary here. (There are more comments communicated to me than what you see posted on the site.) Max responded to Charles, and in part, he wrote: I thought I was … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 2c: The Modern Uneasiness with Mercy

Remember, Pope John Paul wrote this in 1980, and more than a third of a century ago the head of the Catholic Church was pointing out the modern skepticism over mercy. Then, human progress was part of the blame. While … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Some Variety

Last night I finished a “thriller.” I don’t usually read novels of this genre, but it seemed to have a thread of fantasy, at least according to the cover description. It would be an error to say Gods of Aberdeen … Continue reading

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PS 44-47: Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Remember, you can check the full document, Paschale Solemnitatis,¬†on this site, among many on the internet. The Triduum begins with Mass on Thursday night: 44. With the celebration of Mass on the evening of Holy Thursday “the Church begins the … Continue reading

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