Daily Archives: 5 January 2022

Self-Sacrificing vs Self-Serving

A few thoughts on an anniversary. I had friends who participated in civil disobedience in the 1980s. The issues were nuclear weapons, abortion, sanctuary for Central American refugees, and racism. The general approach to people who committed objectively illegal acts … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 29: “Whose Sins You Shall Forgive” Part 5: Qualities in a Confessor

There are virtues a person already possesses and some a good confessor must cultivate. Which do you think are the most important? Or do they all need to be of high quality, already in the toolkit, and ready to be … Continue reading

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Titus or Timothy?

This weekend’s cycle C option for Baptism of the Lord includes a mask-up of the Night and Dawn readings from Christmas: Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7. I wonder if a better option wouldn’t have been to include the credal statement from 1 … Continue reading

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