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Our Sacred Triduum

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The Sacred Triduum is here. The holiest days of the Christian year. Tonight, with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper we enter into our liturgical celebration of the events that are at the very heart of our faith, the events that are decisive for the life of the Christian and the Christian community. Everything we believe and do is rooted in the Triduum, everything.

The shootings in Kansas

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When I first heard about "hate crimes" and proposals to enhance criminal penalties for certain acts if they could be proven to be animated by "hate," I was deeply suspicious. I have come to re-assess my initial skepticism in light of events like the shootings in Overland Park, Kan., this past Sunday when Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. killed three people at a Jewish Community Center and nearby Jewish retirement home.

Review: Rekindling the Christic Imagination, Part II

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Yesterday, I began looking at Fr. Robert Imbelli’s new book Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations for the New Evangelization. I got no further than the introduction which provocatively brings Charles Taylor into dialogue with Pope Emeritus Benedict, so full is that introduction with insights that seem particularly keen as we approach Holy Week.

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