Tag Archives: Church

  1. Can We Stop Talking Judas and Start Talking Peter?

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    September 2, 2018 by lucieromarin

    It is the custom among conservative Catholics, whenever a scandal surrounds a bishop’s failure, to refer to Judas, and to …
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  2. We are the Culture

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    August 1, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Those who have never been seriously hurt by their religious communities will think of apostasy in terms of truth and …
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  3. On Turning Forty

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    July 18, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Single women raised in conservative communities dread their fortieth birthdays. (I don’t know if the same is true for men; …
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  4. She Gathers the Herbs for Battle

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    July 7, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I have arisen from the bronchitis-that-would-not-die to find that we’re just over a month off the Feast of the Assumption. …
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  5. Tangled

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    June 4, 2018 by lucieromarin

    There is some talk on social media at the moment about the value of the Consultation Draft of the National …
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  6. Psychosis – Not an Issue in Pastoral Care

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    April 5, 2018 by lucieromarin

    At the zenith of my director’s exorcistic activity, I started hearing voices presenting outside my head. I heard those voices …
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  7. On Questions

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    November 14, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I’ve just come from Mass, during which I mangled part of a Gradual verse, listened to a homily about indulgences, …
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