Daily Archives: 3 March 2022

Variations on Ashes

When I was in grad school, my parish had a weekly Thursday night Mass. In the 70s it was a “test drive” for contemporary worship. By the 80s, it was popular around the city. Tonight, the community might still be … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 93: Moral Formation

The US Bishops discuss moral formation in Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us. They remind us that the catechism section on it is huge, 1691-2557. But they also boil it down to seven bullet points: Understand how the “entire Law … Continue reading

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When She Was Katie

In my reading on my parish’s patron saint, I discovered some interesting bits of trivia. Even as a girl, her inclination to keeping Lent was quite serious. Many years she gave up butter on her Lenten bread. I think I … Continue reading

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