Daily Archives: 10 March 2006

The Rita Skeeter of Catholic blogging

I limit myself to checking the self-absorbed Whispers in the Loggia only once in a while.   However, this morning I read from the Rita Skeeter of Catholic blogging this risible claim: ""Everyone reads you. Everyone. You’re the only person out … Continue reading

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Friday of the 1st Week of Lent

So, why substitute ieiunium with observatio?? What is going on?

It just occurred to me that Pope Paul VI in 1966 published an Apostolic Constitution (the most weighty legal document a Pope promulgates). It was called “Paenitemini” and it concerned how and why Catholics were to practice penance and mortifications. With Paenitemini Paul VI shifted the emphasis of penance from mere physical practices to also an interior spirit of penance. Continue reading

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