February 18, 2020
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A Different View of Catholic Renewal

My recent essay on the Dynamic Catholic movement ended by suggesting that, though its contribution to Catholic renewal is worthwhile, it will very likely be insufficient to overcome the decline in the number of practicing Catholics. This essay...

Are You a Dynamic Catholic?

This question is being asked in parishes across the country, as a result of the efforts of Matthew Kelly and his “Mission Team” at the Dynamic Catholic Institute in Cincinnati. According to its website the Institute has reached over 20 million...

Good News for the New Year and Beyond

“Nattering nabobs of negativism,” is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption. This particular phrase, penned by Nixon...

“My” Synod

The title of this article is a giveaway. Each member of the Archdiocese of Detroit must consider the Synod to be held November 18-20, 2016 as “his, her Synod.” It boils down to proven love or lack of love for the Church to which we belong by God’s...