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On Priestly Discretion

September 6, 2017 4 Comments
On Priestly Discretion

To be discreet most commonly means to be careful, prudent, or circumspect, especially in terms of speech. The word discreet comes from Latin discretus, meaning separate or distinct. To be discreet is not to be secretive; it is to make a prudent discernment about what to say to whom and when to say it. Personal, […]

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Pray for Priests! An Urgent Call Based on a Teaching by Robert Cardinal Sarah

June 29, 2017 13 Comments
Pray for Priests! An Urgent Call Based on a Teaching by Robert Cardinal Sarah

One of the most consistent concerns expressed both by my readers and by attendees at the various talks I give, is the large number of tepid and problematic clergy. We clergy give our people much to endure, yet for the most part they are so very patient and loving with us despite our foibles and […]

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When Life Keeps You Up – As Seen on TV

June 2, 2017 0 Comments
When Life Keeps You Up – As Seen on TV

After God created the heavens and the earth, He rested on the seventh day. His rest was not one of exhaustion but of enjoyment. He commanded us to rest as well, a rest of leisure or enjoyment, not necessarily one of sleep. We work to live, but sadly many often live to work. This is […]

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