Daily Archives: 6 October 2021

Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 3, What Saints Peter and Paul Shared

Peter and Paul were not just two individuals with their own personalities. They represent two visions within much broader horizons.  Next in Pope Francis’ address to the Diocese of Rome is a curious paragraph. Peter and Paul are inevitably linked … Continue reading

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MR Prefaces: For the Dead V

The Roman Missal provides five prefaces for a funeral or memorial Mass. The last of them is subtitled, “Our resurrection through the victory of Christ.” As with the other prefaces listed “For the Dead,” there’s not an obvious Scripture reference … Continue reading

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NWSL: Heads Rolling

Exits, male as well as female, continue in the National Women’s Soccer League after the bombshell (but not surprising) revelation that a coach intimidated and abused players. The Caroline Courage ousted another offender. Two others were pink-slipped earlier this season. … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: Sacred Art, Instrument of Evangelization and Catechesis, Part 2

Let’s finish up our look at Sacred Art, Instrument of Evangelization and Catechesis. An optimistic and positive view of sacred art, which isn’t always true. The potential’s there: The communicating capacity of sacred art renders it able to break down … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia Part One: Conversion and Reconciliation

Before we delve too deeply into PART ONE of Reconciliatio et Paenitentia, a reminder of what lies ahead for us in this first of three Parts: PART ONE: CONVERSION AND RECONCILIATION (The Church’s Task and Commitment) CHAPTER 1-1 A PARABLE OF … Continue reading

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