From the monthly archives: December 2011

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Lovely idea turned into disruptive practice

Children going to visit the priest during the Offertory started spontaneously some years ago when a child wandered down the aisle and climbed the steps for a closer look at the priest.

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Mass complaints reflect society’s complacency

Recent issues of the WCR had some letters to the editor that baffled me.

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Changing postures reflect misplaced priorities

So now we’re being asked to kneel during the proper of the Mass.

It wasn’t very long ago . . .

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Mass the most formal occasion of all

I agree with Karen Gilbertson (WCR letters, Nov. 21) that we should not judge people’s attire at Mass.

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Pro-family groups applaud decision to uphold anti-polygamy laws

Peter Murphy

December 5, 2011

OTTAWA – Pro-family groups have welcomed a Nov. 23 British Columbia Supreme Court decision that upholds Canada’s anti-polygamy law.

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To fly like an eagle, you must keep flapping your wings

St. Francis de Sales

December 5, 2011

Our reflections on St. Francis de Sales' Introduction to the Devout Life now enter the home stretch. The fifth and final part of the Introduction focuses appropriately on "Exercises and Instructions for Renewing the Soul and Confirming it in Devotion."

That is, we have spent the last 21 weeks learning the basics on loving God; how can we ensure that those lessons stay with us?

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