Reflections on saying Mass in a family home.

Last evening, Wednesday, I accepted an invitation to say a Mass in a house. They were people I had not known, though they knew me from coming to Esker over the years, and I was glad to accept the invitation. There were about twenty people there, extended family and some neighbours. (I don’t know if that would come under the CDF definition of ‘public ministry’ or not, but I didn’t lose any sleep over that aspect of it).

Womens Ordination Worldwide Conference

Media Advisory For Immediate Release
Sr. Joan Chittister and Martin Sheen endorse 
major conference calling for women’s ordination and equality in 
the Roman Catholic Church just prior to Pope’s U.S. tour
 

 

“The reason some questions cannot be suppressed, do not go away–regardless how many people think they should–is because the human heart knows they must be asked or have yet to be clearly answered. 

Chaput is Archbishop of Philadelphia. This is a correspondence with a woman in his diocese.

Archbishop Chaput responds to a pilgrim’s open letter

Submitted by John Freml on Sun, 08/02/2015 – 11:50

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Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput recently responded to one of the Equally Blessed pilgrims who will attend the World Meeting of Families this September in Philadelphia, along with almost two dozen others who want to make sure that LGBT families and voices are heard.

Susanne’s original letter appears below, followed by Archbishop Caput’s letter.

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