Daily Archives: 22 December 2017

On Scandal and a Funeral

Author and catechist Joe Paprocki had a facebook comment on Cardinal Law’s funeral: Our Church is quick to deny a funeral to someone in a gay marriage because of the “scandal” it would cause but then has a Vatican funeral … Continue reading

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Aparecida 300: Catechesis and Popular Piety

Today, finishing up the topic of permanent catechesis. The Aparecida bishops recognized that formation must plug in to where people are. Ineffective catechesis happens when information is served whole, without regard to a person’s interests, practices, or needs. 300. An … Continue reading

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Struggles With Vatican II

In the old days here, occasionally, we’d get a comment that I’d pull out for its own post. Most traditionalist-leaning Catholics have given up on this site. But every so often someone new stumbles in and finds something objectionable. On … Continue reading

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