Daily Archives: 16 January 2006

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Collect (2)

EXCERPT:
Is it possible that the guitar strumming and all those kumbayas of the 1960’s affected the ICEL translators choice of words? I suppose we could all stand outside the headquarters of the USCCB and sing, “All we are saying, is give Latin a chance!” while swaying back and forth holding our lighters in the air.
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3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: Collect (1)

EXCERPT:
Some Protestants are under the false impression that Catholics think we can earn our way to heaven by our own good works. We believe, that our good works always have their origin in God. But we believe that they are truly our works as well, and that they merit the reward of God’s promises. Whenever we find a reference to works in these prayers, we should keep in mind always the Catholic understanding of good works.
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Young Priest, Old Priest

Via the Rome Report, an interesting article by Tim Drake from the National Catholic Register on the difficulties faced by newly ordained priests. As a friend of many young priests from different parts of the world, the tensions Drake … Continue reading

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