Daily Archives: November 21, 2008

Collegiality and Infallibility

Started to read a book recently about the power struggles in the Church during the late 19th and 20th centuries.  Was referring to papal authority especially and the pontificates of Pius IX and Pius XII. I often wonder how reunification … Continue reading

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Presentation of Mary

Today’s memorial brings to mind what Augustine wrote in the second reading from the Office.  He says that Mary’s discipleship was of greater importance than her maternity of Jesus.  At first, this struck me.  Then, I thought that this certainly … Continue reading

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