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January 1, 1970 Archives

Manhood, Redux

posted by awelborn

From Disputations (scroll down) The problem: How do we get men to stop thinking of church as something for women? My suggestion: Preach the Gospel. I mean, you can dress Christianity up as manly man’s work like saving the womenfolk […]

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Arinze on Kerry

posted by awelborn

Says no. The cardinal spoke amid a debate in the United States over whether Democrat John Kerry should be denied communion, which Catholics believe is the body of Christ, because he supports abortion rights. At a news conference presenting a […]

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Kissling responds to Allen

posted by awelborn

Agrees with her! Oh, I guess not. While it is understandable that John F. Kerry makes some church leaders uncomfortable, the source of that discomfort is political, not theological [“For Catholic Politicians, a Hard Line,” Outlook, April 11]. The bishops […]

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Get Religion

posted by awelborn

Go get it. At Get Religion, posts on the Randall Terry-and-his-gay-son contretemps, and a little bit about Ave Maria U.

Press Conference

posted by awelborn

That accompanied the release of the liturgy document: Today at a press conference in the Holy See Press Office, Cardinal Francis Arinze and Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino, respectively prefect and secretary of the congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of […]

More Excerpts

posted by awelborn

[11.] The Mystery of the Eucharist “is too great for anyone to permit himself to treat it according to his own whim, so that its sacredness and its universal ordering would be obscured”.[27] On the contrary, anyone who acts thus […]

Redemptionis Sacramentum

posted by awelborn

On certain matters to be observed or to be avoided regarding the Most Holy Eucharist [59.] The reprobated practice by which Priests, Deacons or the faithful here and there alter or vary at will the texts of the Sacred Liturgy […]

How to be Pro-Life

posted by awelborn

Fr. Rob continues the discussion below at his own blog Very good stuff. But by removing the protection of unborn life to an undefined Democratic utopian future, one might as well say “come the Parousia, then we’ll do something about […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to ...

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But ...

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and ...

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling ...

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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