Monthly Archives: April 2013

Doing More With More

There was a fussy comment on a conservative Catholic web site a week or two ago about the way some of us liturgists go hyper when one person is signed on for more than one ministry at a single Mass. … Continue reading

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FBV 24

First, let’s take of some old business. We need a tiebreaker on FBV 21. As for today, the conclusion of the most loved of wedding readings is one of your choices. Will love be the greatest of these three Bible … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 20-22: Further Consequences of Economic Rights

There are more to economic rights than what we’ve already discussed. In 1963, it was thought that one worker’s full-time employment should support worker, spouse presumably, and children. We’ve regressed a bit in that every family from middle class on … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: John 13:34-35; 15:10-13

A little of this weekend’s Gospel reading, and a little more : Jesus said to his Apostles: “I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how … Continue reading

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FBV 23

How did it all begin? According to Saint John … In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. I know we’ve already voted on Mark’s version of the Great Commission (see yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Revelation 3:14-22

A very brief letter to the Laodiceans, and it calls them on the carpet in a very blunt way: “To the angel of the church in Laodicea, write this: ‘The Amen, the faithful and true witness, the source of God’s … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 18-19: Economic Rights

Work has been on the minds of popes for over a century. Pope John calls two witnesses. First, his immediate predecessor: 18. In the economic sphere, it is evident that a (person) has the inherent right not only to be given … Continue reading

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