Daily Archives: 23 October 2021

CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium Introduction

Before we get to the meat of the document, let’s spend a bit of time with the introduction. Some background: in 2017 Pope Francis changed canon law, specifically parts 2 and 3 of number 838. That means that liturgical documents … Continue reading

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Poke And Faint

I feel a certain sadness now and then as the years move along. Things once easily accessible to a younger body are beginning to slip out of reach. My phone’s health app assures me my biological age is seven years … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 5

As we discuss Pastoral Proposals for the The Beauty of Christ, Model and Prototype of Christian Holiness, we return to the liturgy. The Council for Culture recognizes that you can’t teach being an open liturgical celebrant. Liturgy as a member … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 11: The Church, the Great Sacrament of Reconciliation

The classical definition of a Sacrament is a sign instituted by Christ to give grace. By calling disciples who were the first “members,” Jesus has, in a way instituted a sign to give grace. It’s not a strange thing to … Continue reading

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