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    • The Problem With Washing Women’s Feet April 17, 2014
      Last year on Holy Thursday Pope Francis visited a prison and famously washed the feet of a Muslim girl. Traditionalists were tut tutting that he had broken a church rule. The rubric for the liturgy for the Mass of the Lord’s Supper stipulates that men are to be chosen for the foot washing. The arguments [Read More...]
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    • On Jesus’ Falling and Failing April 17, 2014
      For Holy Week here is my latest article for National Catholic Register on the deeper meanings of Jesus falling three times on the Way of the Cross. There is an old saying that it does not matter how often you fall — it matters how often you get up. I’m reminded of our failing and [Read More...]
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    • The Incense of Holiness April 16, 2014
      Here is my latest article for Our Sunday Visitor’s The Catholic Answer… Our altar boys practically fight for the honor of being the thurifer. That’s the name for the server who carries the thurible — the censer — in the procession at Mass. They like being thurifer because they get to wear the more ornate lace [Read More...]
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    • It’s St Michael Bloomberg! April 16, 2014
      Former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces to the world here that his place in heaven is assured. It’s Saint Michael Bloomberg!  Pointing to his work on gun safety, obesity and smoking cessation, he said with a grin: “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to [Read More...]
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    • Illiberals or Ill Liberals? April 16, 2014
      Feisty John Zmirak has some fellow Catholics in his sights. In this piece he criticizes a kind of conservative American Catholic who is critical of, well just about everything. In the months since Aleteia was kind enough to publish “Illiberal Catholicism” and re-publish “The Shame of the Catholic Subculture,” the phenomenon of Illiberal Catholicism has been […]
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