Posts tagged with catholic
21 April 2013 - A Week To Remember
This week was one for the history books. Let’s work to ensure that our response to these events earns fair treatment in those history books.
13 August 2011 - Initial Thoughts About the Revised Roman Missal
This fall, the revised English translation of the Roman Missal — the big book of procedures and prayers used at Mass in Catholic churches — will take effect in most dioceses of the United States. The Missal has generated some small degree of controversy, but the translation protocols used in this document mark a substantial [...]
18 June 2011 - Preferential Option for the Poor, Take Two
The spiritual and moral benefit to helping the poor comes from working the soup kitchen or rape crisis center. It doesn’t come from mere advocacy or from writing a check.
25 April 2010 - God +20
On the 26th day of April, A.D. 1990, I stood before His Grace, the Most Rev. Robert J. Rose, bishop of Grand Rapids, and was Confirmed into the Catholic Church, at a special Mass held at St. Anthony of Padua church. That was 20 years ago, tomorrow. The Catholic sacrament of Confirmation is the final [...]