Friday, June 29, 2012
Years of clay
Msgr. Pope reports "an interesting discussion with a traditional Catholic" about what constitutes the standard against which liturgical "aberrations" are to be judged.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
All things are true by one primary truth
There are Catholics who hold the opinion that, if the Magisterium has not explicitly taught some proposition, then Catholics are free to accept or reject the proposition.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Taking another look
Jesus' teaching about the mote in your brother's eye may be too well known for me to learn anything from it, but let me try.
Monday, June 18, 2012
As a father, I'd just as soon not bother with Father's Day.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Out of habit
I have no strong opinions about the wearing of habits by religious sisters, particularly in comparison to my strong opinions against telling other people how they should live their lives.
Friday, June 15, 2012
To those who might fret over their relationship with their parents, I say, "It's okay. It's impossible to have a relationship with your parents."
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Et hoc dicimus Deum
What does it mean to "have a relationship with God"?
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Insert Pop/Father pun here
Every now and then, a few words or a phrase pops out at me when I'm listening to the readings at Mass. (It would probably happen more often if I listened better.) On the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity last week, the phrase was "a spirit of adoption." As in: