Tag Archives: baptism

Limbo Lives?

I guess I spoke too soon. Notion of Limbo Isn’t Closed, Expert Says Adds It’s a Theological Opinion That Can Be Defended The theory of limbo is not ruled out, says a member of the International Theological Commission, commenting on a study from the panel. Sister Sara Butler, a Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed […]

Limbo in Limbo No Longer

I’m sure there’ll be some hard-core Thomists and rad-trads getting their knickers in a twist over this news. 😉 Unbaptised children out of limbo, Benedict rules In a long-awaited document published on Friday, the Vatican says that the traditional view of limbo as the destiny of those who die unbaptised is based on an “unduly […]

Postcard from the Wilderness

This first Sunday of Lent presents me with the opportunity to come in from the wilderness of an http-less life and blog a bit about the baptism of our children last weekend at our Parish. This I’ve done over at the Smedley Log, owned and operated by my brother-in-law Howard, long-time friend of this blog, […]

Repost: Discovering a Season

[The following a revised version of a previously published post. – Funky] Christmas has always been my favorite holiday. I get so excited that I start listening to my Christmas music at the beginning of November, much to the surprise and chagrin of some of my loved ones. Last year, I asked myself what I’ve […]

Damned Until Baptism Redux

A Zenit interview with Father Peter Gumpel tackles the issue of death prior to baptism, which I wrote about a few days ago. What the Church Has Said About Children Who Die Without Baptism Although in history there have been different opinions, the supreme magisterium of the Church offers very precise documents and affirmations.