Daily Archives: 7 November 2016

Misinterpreting Welcome

Rhode Island’s bishop, Thomas Tobin, penned a commentary on Marty Haugen’s oft-vilified song, offering these conclusions about the quality being “misinterpreted and abused.” Let’s read: When we say “all are welcome” it does not mean that someone can join our faith … Continue reading

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Divine Retribution

I noticed the news item of a Dominican priest, Father Giovanni Cavalcoli, who has come under fire, including Vatican criticism, for linking Italian earthquakes with divine punishment for moral lapses such the legalization of same-sex unions. Edward Pentin at NCReg … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 217: Accompaniment

A new topic begins today: Accompanying the first years of married life. Accompaniment is a favorite Pope Francis term, and it’s one of my top all-time, as you might guess coming from a pastoral musician. Let’s read: 217. It is … Continue reading

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