Monday, September 15, 2014
The heaviest coin in the Christian's pocket
The homilist at Mass last Sunday -- when, as you recall, the Gospel reading was Matthew 18:15-21 -- made an interesting side suggestion while preaching on fraternal correction. He said it may be that the two hardest things for Christians to practice are fraternal correction and forgiveness.
Crowdsourcing a Stork Bus
Rae Stabosz of Confessions of a Cooperator hopes to crowdsource the funding for a Delaware Stork Bus, a stork bus being "a medical vehicle equipped with a counseling area and a state-of-the-art
ultrasound machine, which allows pregnancy centers to counsel and
minister to women and show them an image of their baby."
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Nobody said anything about interactive small groups
Sherry Weddell is coming to my parish this week to present the Catherine of Siena Institute's Forming Intentional Disciples mission. It's been two years in the making, which is how far ahead Sherry's schedule was booked when she was invited to come two years ago (our adult formation director is an old pal of Sherry (as am I, in the have-met-for-dinner-in-real-life sense)). Labels: Forming Intentional Disciples
Labels: Forming Intentional Disciples
Sunday, September 07, 2014
There's no such thing as a Copernican evolution
At this morning's RCIA Labels: RCIA
Friday, September 05, 2014
Venerable Fulton, pray for us
On the bright side, this sort of farce does make it easier to distinguish between hope in Christ and hope in the Apostles.
Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season
A few days ago, Msgr. Charles Pope wrote a passionate post for the Archdiocese of Washington's blog about the corrupting effects of "all that 'old school' stuff that hangs on in a darkened world." Within a day, the post disappeared, and Msgr. Pope subsequently wrote:
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The faith of the Gentiles
The story of the Canaanite woman and the story of the centurion make for an interesting comparison.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Here's the opening of an AP article published today:
Monday, July 28, 2014
Archbishop Chaput puts it well:
What did you find?
A passing line from the homily I heard yesterday (on the Parable of the Buried Treasure):