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Pope Francis, Kim Davis, and the Care of Souls
During the time between the announcement, made mere hours after the his departure from the US, that Pope Francis had secretly met with Kim Davis, and Friday’s official statement from the Vatican clarifying the nature and implications of the meeting, … Continue reading
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Thoughts on the Sign of Peace and the Sacrifice (and Supper) of the Mass
When I was in college, I often went to daily mass — it was easy, because the chapel faced the quad where many of my classes were. There were usually 5-10 of us there, including both chaplains. In those days, … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Liturgy Tagged joy, lamb of god, missal, reverence, sign of peace, vatican 2 Comments
Reform the Curia by Making it Diaconal?
Kurt Vorndran makes a very interesting suggestion in the comments section of a dotCommonweal blog post on reforming the Curia: …service in the Curia should be recognized as a diaconal ministry (which is what it is) and that those serving … Continue reading
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In telling our stories, both personal and church stories, what is needed every now and then is the courage to remove the skeletons that are within us and bury them. I repeat that what is needed in both our personal … Continue reading
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