Daily Archives: 25 October 2008

Use That Bible

The final synod statement also included this item: Every home should have its own Bible and safeguard it in a visible and dignified way, to read it and to pray with it. I’ve had a neglected series on this site, … Continue reading

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Office of Lector

As Chase in the comments and CNS reported this morning: The issue was raised in Proposition 17 on “The ministry of the word and women,” and on Saturday morning it passed with 191 votes in favor, 45 opposed and three abstentions, according … Continue reading

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PCS 51-53: Communion & Anointing of the Sick

The specific introduction for anointing of the sick concludes with these three sections, the first of which promotes the Communion service. Note the value for both union with Christ and the “eucharistic community.” 51. Because the sick are prevented from … Continue reading

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