Daily Archives: 10 April 2017

ASK FATHER: How to build Catholic identity at a Catholic college?

From a reader…
I am a dean at a Catholic college in the US. The majority of faculty and administrators are not Catholic. How does one work to make progress on Ex Corde Ecclesiae when there is passive / semi-active resistance … Continue reading

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Maltese Bp. Scicluna: The Church’s teachings on contraception has softened

UPDATE 10 April:
A friend in Rome texted me that he had heard that Malta Today retracted the article about Scicluna.  I went to look at found this.  The story was still indexed, but you couldn’t reach it.

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Of public works

At Crux there is a story about the opening of a papal sponsored laundry available to the poor and homeless in Trastevere.  At the end we read…
When a new McDonald’s opened a few months ago just a few yards from … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Palm Sunday singing of Passion was long!

From a  reader…
I attend the extraordinary form of the Mass every 6-8 weeks. I’d attend more frequently, but my wife isn’t there yet. So I have a general appreciation for the usus antiquior.
That being said, at the Palm Sunday Mass … Continue reading

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From an American priest in Venezuela

From Fr. Greg Schaffer, from my native place but serving in Venezuela, in my e-mail:
I am not sure if you remember me from St. Paul Seminary…we were there together for one I believe. I have enjoyed reading your blog over … Continue reading

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