Daily Archives: 18 March 2007

Psalm 32

Psalm 32 appears somewhat more often in the Lectionary than Psalm 6. Twice it is sung on Ordinary Time Sundays: with two leprosy readings in cycle B, 6th week, and in cycle C on the 11th week (Father’s Day this year). … Continue reading

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SC: Order of the Initiation Sacraments

Post-conciliar liturgists, catechists, and pastors in many places have struggled with the ideal order for Confirmation and Eucharist after Baptism. Pope Benedict, in Sacramentum Caritatis addresses the issue briefly in section 18 before handing off to the bishops: There is … Continue reading

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Ad Gentes 7

God’s will directs the missionary efforts of the Church, and Jesus is the mediator between human beings and their God: This missionary activity derives its reason from the will of God, “who wishes all (people) to be saved and to … Continue reading

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Ad Gentes 6

This is a very long section, so please bear with it, as it does pull together the thoughts from the previous sections and sets forth some important principles and observations. This duty, to be fulfilled by the order of bishops, … Continue reading

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