Daily Archives: 12 June 2012

Funeral Lectionary: Luke 7:11-17

Jesus raises a widow’s son. Not as dramatic as Lazarus, but a significant healing: Jesus journeyed to a city called Nain,   and his disciples and a large crowd accompanied him. As he drew near to the gate of the … Continue reading

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Lessons In Freedom

Have you caught Joseph Sorrentino’s Commonweal piece on Padre Alejandro Solalinde? From the priest who ministers to migrants from Central America through Mexico, and sometimes to the States: I see them as sheep without a pastor. Nobody helps them, they’re assaulted, many … Continue reading

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RDCA II, 62: Prayer of Dedication

Just for the interest, I have the 2003 draft of the Prayer of Dedication. The Latin original has not changed since the mid-70′s, but the translation is something of a departure: 62. When these things have been complete, the Bishop, … Continue reading

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