Why Do I Write the Stuff in the Previous Blog? Fr. Michael Sweeney of the much-raved-about-on-my-blog St. Catherine of Siena Institute will be giving a talk to the Puget Sound chapter of Voice of the Faithful. What is your reaction? Do you assume he is defiled and no longer trustworthy because he dines with VOTF [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26840.html

Why Do I Write the Stuff in the Previous Blog? Fr. Michael Sweeney of the much-raved-about-on-my-blog St. Catherine of Siena Institute will be giving a talk to the Puget Sound chapter of Voice of the Faithful. What is your reaction? Do you assume he is defiled and no longer trustworthy because he dines with VOTF [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26839.html

Phariseeism vs. Conquering Defilement Matthew practices a very subtle form of catechesis. He presents Jesus as the New Moses not by saying, “Hey! Listen up! Jesus is the New Moses!” but by showing him going up on a mountain and delivering the New Law of the New Israel (known to most of us as the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26843.html

Phariseeism vs. Conquering Defilement Matthew practices a very subtle form of catechesis. He presents Jesus as the New Moses not by saying, “Hey! Listen up! Jesus is the New Moses!” but by showing him going up on a mountain and delivering the New Law of the New Israel (known to most of us as the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26842.html

Phariseeism vs. Conquering Defilement Matthew practices a very subtle form of catechesis. He presents Jesus as the New Moses not by saying, “Hey! Listen up! Jesus is the New Moses!” but by showing him going up on a mountain and delivering the New Law of the New Israel (known to most of us as the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26841.html

Fr. Michael Sweeney of the St. Catherine of Siena Institute on Catholic Answers Live Requires Real Audio. Fr. Sweeney is one of my favorite priests in the world and the guy to whom I dedicated By What Authority?. [Read more...]

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Fr. Michael Sweeney of the St. Catherine of Siena Institute on Catholic Answers Live Requires Real Audio. Fr. Sweeney is one of my favorite priests in the world and the guy to whom I dedicated By What Authority?. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26845.html

Fr. Michael Sweeney of the St. Catherine of Siena Institute on Catholic Answers Live Requires Real Audio. Fr. Sweeney is one of my favorite priests in the world and the guy to whom I dedicated By What Authority?. [Read more...]

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Ask our cultural elites a simple question… and you get the stupidest answers. [Read more...]

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…and black people should not teach European history and healthy doctors shouldn’t be allowed to operate on conditions they’ve never suffered from and Rush Limbaugh should not be allowed to talk about sports since he’s not an athlete and reporters should not be allowed to talk about politics if they’ve never held office and women [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26849.html

…and black people should not teach European history and healthy doctors shouldn’t be allowed to operate on conditions they’ve never suffered from and Rush Limbaugh should not be allowed to talk about sports since he’s not an athlete and reporters should not be allowed to talk about politics if they’ve never held office and women [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26848.html

When I was about five… I got into a fight with a kid, hit him once and then ran into the house and declared I’d won. The kid was still outside screaming for a fight. My dad asked why I said the fight was over when the kid still wanted to fight. I think of [Read More...]

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When I was about five… I got into a fight with a kid, hit him once and then ran into the house and declared I’d won. The kid was still outside screaming for a fight. My dad asked why I said the fight was over when the kid still wanted to fight. I think of [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26851.html

When I was about five… I got into a fight with a kid, hit him once and then ran into the house and declared I’d won. The kid was still outside screaming for a fight. My dad asked why I said the fight was over when the kid still wanted to fight. I think of [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26850.html

Another Sad Day for Death Penalty Enthusiasts [Read more...]

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Another Sad Day for Death Penalty Enthusiasts [Read more...]

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Question from a reader Was the Catholic magazine publsihed for primary grade children in the ’50s MY LITTLE MESSENGER or OUR LITTLE MESSENGER? A friend remembers it one way, I another. Since I was busy being a randomly distributed group of disassociated atoms through most of the 50s, I ask my older readers to help [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26857.html

Question from a reader Was the Catholic magazine publsihed for primary grade children in the ’50s MY LITTLE MESSENGER or OUR LITTLE MESSENGER? A friend remembers it one way, I another. Since I was busy being a randomly distributed group of disassociated atoms through most of the 50s, I ask my older readers to help [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26856.html

Question from a reader Was the Catholic magazine publsihed for primary grade children in the ’50s MY LITTLE MESSENGER or OUR LITTLE MESSENGER? A friend remembers it one way, I another. Since I was busy being a randomly distributed group of disassociated atoms through most of the 50s, I ask my older readers to help [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26855.html

Negative Sacramentality Interesting conversation with a friend recently who was noting that some Evangelical missionaries are beginning to appreciate the reality of sacramentality, but in an entirely negative sense. That is, they take seriously that some material things can be vehicles of demonic power (ouija boards, haunted places, things cursed by shamans or in occultic [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26858.html

These laity don’t seem particularly powerless. My money is on them getting what they want–AmChurch tapioca–fairly soon. How come it’s only orthodox laity who are supposed to be powerless? By the way, Amy has some rather sensible remarks on the pastoral ineptitude that appears to be on display here. Why is it orthodox Catholics so [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26859.html


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