Daily Archives: 21 January 2016

Meaning Behind the Holy Thursday Mandatum

Liam asks a great question of me: So….would you prefer not to bother with the ritual at all? It would be play-acting regardless of the number of people who do it, right? I’m going to take the long way around … Continue reading

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On Feet

As Liam reminded us this morning, one small step, and one big distraction removed. Nothing yet on the big “faithful” Catholic sites. It won’t change practice in a lot of parishes. Hopefully we can disconnect from the practice of the … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 221: Faith Deepens Ecological Conversion

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Concluding “ecological conversion,” let’s read a summary of the earlier part of this document, and tie together some important ideas: 221. Various convictions of our faith, developed at … Continue reading

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