Author Archives: Fran Rossi Szpylczyn

Texting Church

ITNOTFATSATHS No – this is not a word, it is a text. What does it mean? In the Name of the Father, and The Son, and the Holy Spirit. Even as a tireless advocate of #chsocm – oh, I mean, … Continue reading

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Liturgy, incarnation, and other messes of love

So here I am posting daily here at Catholic Sensibility, which is such a liturgy blog, and I have said so little about liturgy. I’m in way over my head talking about liturgy on these pages! Make no mistake, I … Continue reading

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Meredith Gould on Church Social Media

Recently I had the chance to interview Meredith Gould, author of numerous books, the most recent being, The Social Media Gospel: Sharing the Good News in New Ways. I wanted to talk to Meredith about #chsocm, or church social media, … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel at All Times, If Necessary Use Twitter

I first encountered Meredith Gould in 2007, in the comment boxes at Fr. Austin Fleming’s blog, A Concord Pastor Comments. Call it profiling, but I was pretty sure that Meredith was Jewish, yet she appeared to be Catholic. I am … Continue reading

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Vocatus atque non vocatus, Deus aderit

Let me begin by saying, I’m not much of a Latin scholar. Clarification – I am no Latin scholar. Although I remember how much I loved my little missalette in Latin and in English, as a child, always ready to … Continue reading

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The Great “I Want”

Imagine if we truly listened to this particular commandment: You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.-Exodus 20:17 … Continue reading

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Martha or Mary?

(Today I offer you my first guest post. I am grateful and quite humbled to be hosting Catholic Sensibility this week.) Last week someone mentioned to me that they dreaded this weekend because they could not bear to hear another … Continue reading

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