Daily Archives: 2 November 2019


I’ve noticed a lot of turmoil among some commentators at the NCReg over the Amazon synod. Fr Raymond de Souza, in this piece, outlines three concerns. The first I found incredible. Old meaning, there. The Amazon synod did not emphasize … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 191: Of Rupture Between Generations

Remember, Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation is on this link at the Vatican site. What half-a-century ago was termed a “generation gap” is described as a rupture here: 191. The world has never benefited, nor will it ever benefit, from … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Luke 10:5-6, 8-9

One of the selections for the Pastoral Care rites seems to apply more for the visiting minister than the sick person. Setting the stage, this event takes place shortly after Jesus’ resolve to journey to Jerusalem. There is a preliminary … Continue reading

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