Daily Archives: 23 November 2016

From the Healing Mass

One of my facebook friends snagged this image from last night’s Mass. My hammer dulcimer is totally obscured; I am not dozing off during the entrance song. It’s an interesting experience, this inclusion of charismatic healing with Mass. I was … Continue reading

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Misericordia et Misera 2: The Sign of Forgiveness

At the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter. The word count tips past seven-thousand, and many numbered sections contain multiple paragraphs. Follow this link for the full document, Misericordia et Misera. Remember at the … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 233: On The Defensive

Our defensiveness comes with a cost: 233. Faced with a crisis, we tend first to react defensively, since we feel that we are losing control, or are somehow at fault, and this makes us uneasy. We resort to denying the … Continue reading

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