Daily Archives: 23 March 2022

2023 Coming

2023 liturgical calendar arrived today. But I mostly don’t use paper calendars. Still, I had to peek. When Transfiguration falls on a Sunday, it means an Advent/Christmas crash will follow, one of my favorite liturgical year alignments. For my new parish, … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 154-178: Diocesan Support

With sections 154 through 178, we’ll turn our attention to the diocese and its support for adult faith formation. Remember, this document Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us was promulgated in 1999. While parishes succeed, fail, and bear fruit or … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 18: Reason and Freedom

We continue in the vein of the transformation of Christian faith-hope in the modern age (16-23) … 18. At the same time, two categories become increasingly central to the idea of progress: reason and freedom. Progress is primarily associated with … Continue reading

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