7 Quick Takes Friday (set #134)

This week: Go to confession! Two great new sources of information are GoodConfession.com and The Light is ON. Get inspired, fire-up your motivation and do it. Archbishop Cordileone talks about receiving the Blessed Sacrament worthily. A loving mom and her special needs child. Lutheran Satire has some good insights, made in good humor. Reacting to sound and speech for the first time.

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The folks at Catholics Come Home (who do superb work, BTW) have a new project to promote the Sacrament of Reconciliation (a/k/a confession). it is GoodConfession.com. Visit the website, there is a much to be explored. If you do not go to confession regularly, remember to go at least during Lent (many parishes make it especially inviting with Penance Services).

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The Archdiocese of Washington has also launched a project to promote confession called The Light is ON. Here are some of their informative videos:

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Archbishop Cordileone is an excellent shepherd, not afraid to address “sensitive issues” with his flock. Here he speaks with LifeSiteNews.com on what it means to receive the Blessed Sacrament and proper disposition.


I have written about these topics a few times, including in The Body of Christ.

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This is interesting. It is a positive commercial on parenting a special needs child.

Spotted by Fr. Z

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The Monty-Python-esque guys over at Lutheran Satire take a not-so-honest look at church attendance. “Yes, an absolute dearth of those in the coveted 0 to 35 year old demographic I am afraid.” In their own, somewhat odd way, they make the same point that Pope Francis has been making.

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Last year, this same group (Lutheran Satire) brought us the following theology piece for St. Patrick’s day. Here simple, common, but quite poor analogies are given to explain the Holy Trinity:

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Nothing new, but simply an amazing reaction. Watch as emotions flood over this woman who hears for the first time in her 39 years:

Some random thoughts or bits of information are worthy of sharing but don’t warrant their own full post. This idea was started by Jennifer Fulwiler at Conversion Diary to address this blogging need. So, some Fridays I too participate when I have accumulated 7 worthy items. Thank you Jen for hosting this project!

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