Daily Archives: 23 December 2009

Fr. Schillebeeckx… RIP

I just learned that Fr Edouard Schillebeeckx died today.
Fr S had many erroneous ideas but at one point did some good theological work.
May God be merciful to him now.

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The Cloisters

Today I jouneyed up the west side to the Cloisters.
On the last stretch I stopped for a moment where Washington stopped on the heights above the river.

The the short walk the rest of the way.

There are splendid medieval holdings here … Continue reading

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Holy See Press Office comment on Decree of heroic virtues of Ven. Pius XII

From the Vatican Press Office comes this, with my emphases and comments:
NOTE CONCERNING DECREE ON THE HEROIC VIRTUES OF PIUS XII
VATICAN CITY, 23 DEC 2009 (VIS) – Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. today issued the following … Continue reading

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USCCB: Senate health care bill “deficient”

From the USCCB:
BISHOPS CALL SENATE HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL ‘DEFICIENT,’ ESSENTIAL CHANGES NEEDED BEFORE MOVING FORWARD Seek to retain federal policy on abortion funding and conscience protectionWant to protect access to health care that immigrants have now, remove barriers to accessNeed … Continue reading

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Christmas Masses – An “omnium gatherum”

Under this entry you can post your Christmas Mass plans.
Do you have a midnight Mass?  Music?  Special events?
Let us know.

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