New articles at CUF.org

A new issue of Lay Witness means new online articles (and a new quiz!) too. Our Summer Vocation by Regis J. Flaherty “Our vocations require from us a daily commitment. Each and every day we have the opportunity and obligation to again say ‘yes’ to God and choose to embrace the vocation that He has […]

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“Uphold me, Lord”

In the current (May/June) issue of Lay Witness is an article by Sr. Maria-Walburga, a member of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Walburga in Colorado, about the call to be a bride of Christ. Something she mentions is the posture of the monastics as they profess their vows–the “orans” stance. As Sr. Maria-Walburga says, “It’s […]

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Is modern man capable of the liturgical act?

That’s the question Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., asked (and answered) at the Liturgical Institute of the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Illinois, where he delivered the Hildebrand Distinguished Lecture. His talk was entitled “Glorify God by your life: evangelization and the renewal of the liturgy.” A couple excerpts… From early in […]

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“This great drama of salvation”

A week ago Wednesday, Archbishop José Gomez was welcomed into the Archdiocese of Los Angeles as coadjutor archbishop. Formerly the archbishop of San Antonio, Archbishop Gomez will serve alongside Cardinal Roger Mahony until February 2011, when he will become the Archbishop of Los Angeles. (Whispers has some good commentary on Archbishop Gomez’s appointment.) Below are […]

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End-of-the-Week Round-Up

Bishop Robert F. Vasa, from the Diocese of Baker, Oregon, writes about human dignity and immigration in his latest column in the Catholic Sentinel, “Rights are not derived from law, but from human dignity.” I do not think the church would propose hiring “coyotes” to help bring people to the United States illegally. Yet, once […]

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