Monthly Archives: October 2015

All or Nothing

As the Synod on the Family reaches its conclusion this weekend, I am left wondering how we could possibly have gotten to this point.  Perhaps some of you have the same feeling. How can it be that some of our … Continue reading

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Doing the Evil We Do Not Want

I promised myself that I was not going to talk about the Synod on the Family in today’s Morning Coffee.  Although I still have much that I want to share with you on that topic (and will do so in tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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The Anglican Paradigm

If you have been following the Synod on the Family taking place in Rome you no doubt have noticed that a number of bishops and cardinals are advocating for what has been called “decentralization.” The Pope himself has suggested that … Continue reading

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Wisdom Out of Africa

  ROME, October 19, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — While some say a majority of Synod Fathers support allowing different national regions to establish their own ways of dealing with contentious issues such as homosexuality and divorce, Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria … Continue reading

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The Synod and Teresa of Avila

My friends, there are all kinds of things creating discussion in our Church, not the least of which is the Synod on the Family that is currently taking place in Rome.  That meeting is creating controversy because of the suggestion … Continue reading

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Do You Believe?

In our reading today from Romans, Paul teaches us that there is really only one proper and necessary response to the gospel. That response is faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Brothers and sisters: Abraham did not doubt God’s promise in … Continue reading

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How to Think

I’m away at Deacon Convocation.  Here’s a classic clip from Blessed Fulton Sheen.   +3

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