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Sr Anne Flanagan
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Nunblogger (Daughters of St. Paul, Slough, UK)
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Mary's Assumption and the Latest Scandal
The sickening revelations just keep on coming; 70 years worth of credible allegations, settlements and secrets. Some of the details are so revolting they cry to Heaven for vengeance. I can feel helpless, unless I go to the Lord in a spirit of reparation, to...
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An evangelical writer discovers Theology of the Body; part 3 of a three-part series.

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Does the revision of the Catechism article on the death penalty mean that Church teachings on sexual morality are vulnerable to change, too? A fine reflection here:

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Sr Helena Burns remarked years ago that one of the most unknown and actually un-believed truths of the faith is one that Mass-goers solemnly repeat week after week: the resurrection of the body.
Theologian, Professor, and Mother of six Angela Franks writes about the modern gnosticism that penetrates society, and which for many Christians (yes, Catholics, too) is the background assessment of the meaning of the body.

https://www.plough.com/en/topics/justice/culture-of-life/whats-a-body-for

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Part 2 of a three part series in which an evangelical Christian challenges her fellow Protestants to rethink their unquestioning embrace of contraception. She seems to be leading into a presentation of Chapter One Part 2 of TOB:

http://julieroys.com/evangelicals-need-rethink-contraception-part-two/

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An evangelical Christian is rethinking Protestantism's unthinking acceptance of contraception. Part 1 of a three-part series (I think she is going to be drawing on Theology of the Body in Part 3!):
http://julieroys.com/evangelicals-need-rethink-embrace-contraception-part-one/

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A First Saturday Prayer for the Church
On this First Saturday (and feast of St John Vianney, patron saint of parish priests), I am sharing another of Alberione's prayers, this one to Mary as "Mother of the Good Shepherd." Although Alberione was somewhat obsessive about inculcating in the Pauline...
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A Prayer for Priests
On this First Friday, a prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus for his priests (adapted from a set of Sacred Heart prayers by Bl. James Alberione): Jesus, Divine Master,  I bless and thank your most loving Heart for the institution of the priesthood. Priests a...
A Prayer for Priests
A Prayer for Priests
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The Potter, the Clay, and the Scandal.
With all the disheartening news in the Catholic world over the past several weeks, the Scripture readings during this same time have been extraordinarily pertinent and consoling. It is as if the Mass readings were tailored precisely to our questioning and o...
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