Monthly Archives: September 2016

Musings 23: From the Ordinary

Here is the latest Musings of the Ordinary.  Some snippets: In many of these basilicas the high altar is adorned with large crucifix, marble, statues of saints, tabernacles, candles and abundant gold leaf. It stands majestically on three steps so that, visible … Continue reading

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Mercy and holiness

I was at a meeting the other day where I heard that “mercy trumps holiness”. What does that mean? I am not sure, though I do think that people who adhere to this are pushing the boundaries so that mercy, … Continue reading

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Jesus is the path to salvation

Have you noticed that a lot of people (bishops, priests, religious, and people in the pews) seem to have forgotten that the overarching law of the Church is the ‘salvation of souls’, and not solely ‘social justice’. The current trend … Continue reading

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