Saturday, April 18, 2009

Sandro Magister, The Event of Easter on which the Church Stands or Falls
It is the resurrection of Jesus. "We will hear you on this matter some other time," the intellectuals of Athens said to Paul, leaving him by himself. But Benedict XVI is determined, and is reissuing the proclamation "urbi et orbi." He has done so twice in four days. And he has explained why
From the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture:

10th Annual Fall Conference - Call for Papers
The Center is pleased to announce its call for papers for the 10th annual fall conference, The Summons of Freedom: Virtue, Sacrifice and the Common Good. The conference will take place on the campus of the University of Notre Dame November 12-14, 2009. View the call for papers here.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Rorate Caeli, Declaration on the Anaphora of Addai and Mari Not an act of the Supreme Magisterium (from 2008). The post includes a translation of "Historical and Theological Argumentation in Favour Of Anaphoras without Institution Narrative:A Critical Appraisal,"
by Ansgar Santogrossi OSB.
James Chastek, Fourth Way, III

Msgr. Paul McPartlan


A GOARCH friend suggested checking him out (CV). He also seemed to think that the Statement of Joint Catholic-Orthodox Commission (given at Ravenna) would present a challenge to the dogmatic teaching of Vatican I on the nature of papal primacy. I guess I'll have to read that one carefully.

Msgr. McPartlan is also the author of Sacrament of Salvation: An Introduction to Eucharistic Ecclesiology (Google Books & Amazon) and The Eucharist Makes the Church.

"The Eucharist and the Church"; EWTN archived copy of original Zenit article
Draftsman Discusses Ecumenical Document
Radical Preaching: A Week with Paul McPartlan
An interview after the International Theological Commission gave its report on limbo.
"Gaudium et Spes" in The Deacon Reader.
Dr. Paul McPartlan Discusses “The Promise and Challenge of Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue”at Annual SS. Cyril and Methodius Lecture

Related links:
Models of the Eucharist
Pro Unione Web Site - Dialogues O-RC
Eastern Christian Publications
The Deacon Reader - A Review