Daily Archives: 30 March 2009

Bishops, collegiality, and can. 915

From Lifesite comes an interesting comment by Deal Hudson:
There are canonical issues here which a canonist might help us with: for example, if a congressman, senator, appointed official gets a home in Washington, DC and spends a lot of time … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Good Friday – plain Cross or Crucifix

From a reader:
I need some help.  For years I remember my parish using a beautiful Crucifix for Veneration on Good Friday (nearly 6 ft. tall and everything).  I am now Liturgist there, working alongside a … pastor who insists on … Continue reading

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PRAYER REQUEST: Bp. Fred Campbell, D. Columbus, OH

In your kindness please pray for Bishop Fred Cambell of Columbus, OH, who is having amputation surgery today.  
Bishop Campbell will have his left leg amputated below the knee today, Monday, because of skin cancer, according to a letter … Continue reading

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Effective Leadership

Effective leaders always distribute those important "attaboys"!

Remember, everyone… hell is forever.  There is nothing positive.
There is no reprieve. 

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The blog feed

In these pages the "blog feed" might mean something … else.
Here is a Nuthatch, impatiently waiting for me to leave the proximity of the feeder.
In fact, impatience and irritation was the theme of this shoot.

The Chickadees are pretty nearly fearless.   … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput’s workshop on debate and discourse

There is an article/interview in the Boston Globe with Denver’s Archbishop, Most. Rev. Charles Chaput.  This is not quite prompt, since it refers to 17 March, but it was on the Globe’s site on the 29th.  From the blog of … Continue reading

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Archbp. Dolan on Pres. Obama at Notre Dame

This is in about Archbishop Dolan’s reaction to the coming appearance of Pres. Obama at the Univ. of Notre Dame. 
From Milwaukee’s TMJ4.
Archbishop Dolan: Notre Dame Made a "Big Mistake"By Tim Lethlean
Archbishop Timothy Dolan appeared on Today’s TMJ4’s "Sunday Insight" … Continue reading

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Msgr. Bux on liturgical reform of Vatican II

I noticed this on Rinascimento Sacro.   The great Msgr. Bux has given a conference on the liturgical reform of the Second Vatican Council.
You can read it in Italian.

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