Daily Archives: 16 October 2021

Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 13, The Sensus Fidei

I was struck long ago by a  monk describing a community meeting for some matter of import. It might have been the election of the next abbot. After prayer at some length, each brother took a turn speaking. The monastery … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: Beauty in the Liturgy, Part 2

Let’s continue our exploration of Beauty in the Liturgy. A legend cited: During a conference at the 23rd National Italian Eucharistic Congress, Cardinal Ratzinger cited in his introduction the old legend about the origins of the Christian faith in Russia. According … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 8: The Reconciling Church, Part 3

Regarding The Reconciling Church, there’s still more to say. First, that the Church, while concerned with conversion isn’t about membership to the exclusion of other considerations. Pope John Paul II suggested we have a role to play beyond the fold. If … Continue reading

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