I have faced a little conundrum in the past couple of weeks. Work has been very busy, but by and large, fun and productive. Despite some of my Rota clashing with RCIA, I have been able to adjust things with my boss so I can get there. 173 more words
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It was not merely the inconveniences of religious life – the possibly uncomfortable clothes, celibacy, obedience to rules – which understandably rankled. It was in fact the whole special character of the religious identity.
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If Christ is still hanging on the cross, then he cannot be a risen, active savior accessible to those for whom he died and on whose behalf he mediates in heaven.
It’s the season finale of Popping Collars! We’re revisiting all of the wonderful conversations we had over the course of the last year. Thank you to all of the wonderful guests who joined us and all of our listeners who supported us. 144 more words
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The clerical crisis (using the term clerical as a convenient designation for both priests and religious) is very familiar in general outline, and this familiarity has tended to obscure a complete understanding.