Daily Archives: 12 June 2013

Baptism at Sunday Eucharist

From the East balcony, a view over our narthex and the Rite of Baptism as celebrated at a recent Sunday Mass. What’s interesting is that over the past fourteen years, no young person or anybody else for that matter, needs … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Hebrews 12:1-5

This passage from the letter to the Hebrews starts with a great visual image: Brothers and sisters, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 9

Popes of the past century have looked to the Eucharist, offering their insights and teachings to all Catholics. Trent provides the foundation for these recent expositions: 9. The Eucharist, as Christ’s saving presence in the community of the faithful and … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 130-131: Relationship With The World Community

Today in Pacem in Terris, we begin Part IV, treating the “relationship of people and political communities with the world community” Let’s read: 130. Recent progress in science and technology has had a profound influence on (our) way of life. This … Continue reading

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