Daily Archives: 17 August 2015

True Diagnosis

Terry Mattingly profiles the confession “problem” at Aggie Catholic, and its campus ministry director, Marcel LeJeune. What do you make of this assessment: But the statistic LeJeune stresses is that nearly 80 percent of Catholics who leave the church do … Continue reading

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Mentioning Sources

Peruvian prelate Juan Luis Cipriani, Lima’s cardinal archbishop, is dropped from a journalism assignment. El Comercio won’t publish any more of his columns because he cited long passages from Popes Paul VI and Benedict XVI without attribution. All my teachings … Continue reading

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Contact Change

My old email addresses¬†are now dead. If you are operating automatically with your communication, please make a shift. Those with internet savvy will be able to find my parish email contact. If you are seeking a word about some ministry … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 15b: Threats

Threats: yes, we had them in 1980, and many that remain have been joined by new ones. Modern (people) feel these threats. What has been said above in this regard is only a rough outline. Modern (people) often anxiously wonder … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 64: The Religious Motivation to Care for the Planet

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. And though addressed to all persons, this section will carefully address how believers, not just Christians, can look to their God-given responsibilities for the planet as well as … Continue reading

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