Daily Archives: 11 August 2013

Redemptionis Sacramentum 9

Ignorance: an undeniable influence. [9.] Finally, abuses are often based on ignorance, in that they involve a rejection of those elements whose deeper meaning is not understood and whose antiquity is not recognized. For “the liturgical prayers, orations and songs … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Romans 5:6-11

There’s a curious patch in this selection, that line about dying for a good person. I wonder if Saint Paul is speaking about an ancient understanding of placing oneself in the service of a king or noble and dying for … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 37

We commence a look at chapter three (37-49) which will occupy us for thenext two weeks. The Scripture quote given is “I delivered to you what I also received” (cf. 1 Cor 15:3). As we continue a bit past the … Continue reading

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