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Kresta in the Afternoon – August 3, 2021 – Hour 1

We look at the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health case and David Fagerberg discusses Liturgical Mysticism.


Kresta Comments: Will Dobbs Succeed?

Last month, Mississippi presented a brief to the Supreme Court arguing that our national charter, the Constitution of the United States, does not confer a right to abortion. And to the surprise of many the Court took the case. Al weighs in.

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Attorney General Lynn Fitch Files Brief in Dobbs v. JWHO

AUL Argues It’s Time to Stop the Killing in Brief to Supreme Court to Overturn Roe

Roe v. Wade was a lousy decision. The Supreme Court should take the opportunity to overturn it.

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Can ‘Liturgy’ and ‘mysticism’ coexist?

When we consider Catholic spirituality, there are two words with deep meanings that tend to get tossed around: “Liturgy” and “Mysticism.” We tend to think of Liturgy as formalities such as the sacraments, practiced in public, and mysticism as the uncontrollable, private experiences. In other words, they are separate categories. So how could there be a “Liturgical Mysticism?” David Fagerberg joins us.

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“Liturgical mysticism is the crowning of the Christian life”

David Fagerberg is a professor of liturgical studies in the department of theology at the University of Notre Dame. He’s the author of several books including Liturgical Mysticism and Liturgical Dogmatics.

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