Category Archives: The Blogosphere

The Two-and-a-Half Solution

I read James Martin’s recent post with interest, but with some trepidation for the man. Pewsitter is already alight with glee and into full vilification mode. Because, really: the blogosphere is little better than an elementary school playground at its … Continue reading

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A Theology of Kolinahr

Perhaps it is emotional constipation, a distrust of one obvious way God made us, that has damaged the Church. We are not aliens, after all, devoted to a fictional philosophy of Gene Roddenberry. God has given us minds, certainly. But … Continue reading

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Saint Fix-It

I read this guest post on Simcha Fisher’s blog. It’s addressed to the synod15 bishops, but I wonder how many of them will actually read it. The author describes a spouse burdened by the “cancer” of anger. But what is … Continue reading

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Open Thread: Post 12000

A few words on this site. When I posted the Psalm 119 piece I wrote up last week, I hadn’t realized it would be one short of a milestone. And since I thought I nice round number deserved a notice … Continue reading

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For Some

One of the antipope blogs is bothered about the variety of Eucharistic Prayer translations. Pope Benedict XVI supposedly settled it: The original words of consecration by Benedict XVI., the faithfully arranged transmission of the words of consecration in the vernacular languages, … Continue reading

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Mr Sanders Goes To Liberty

The presidential candidate and US Senator goes to a conservative southern university. What happens? Torches and pitchforks? Naw. An outbreak of civility. A thought experiment: that some avowedly fringe blog would invite someone from a distance to write. It happened … Continue reading

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Of Zeitgeist

The Catholic blogosphere can be vexing, amusing, and amateurish–all in one swoop. Also earnest. In today’s Catholic Church there’s definitely an undercurrent of wishfulness. Wish it were three years ago, or a hundred and three? These guys (and it’s mostly … Continue reading

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