Morning Prayer so often aligns with the headlines…

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Today's reading (slightly enlarged) from Morning Prayer, Isaiah 53:11-12"Because of his anguish he shall see the light; because of his knowledge he shall be content; My servant, the just one, shall justify the many, their iniquity he shall bear."Therefore I will give him his portion among the many, and he shall divide the spoils with the mighty, Because he surrendered himself to death, was counted among the transgressors, Bore the sins of many, and interceded for the … [Read more...]

Yes, Mahony is right. He is also so very, very wrong.

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Regular readers know that, outside of expressing shame, horror, disgust, sorrow and a sense of repentance for the scandals that have been roiling the church since 2002, I don't discuss the subject much. It is a difficult subject, and sometimes I am a coward, and avoid what is too hard. With the exception of Bishop Finn and his epic fail, I don't think I've written about any of the individual bishops or cardinals enmeshed in this awful heartstrain.But it's hard not to write about Cardinal … [Read more...]


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