Category Archives: Dies Domini

Dies Domini 87: Final Words and Blessing

It’s been a long time since we began this reading of Dies Domini. Have you gained any insights? Prayed or reflected in any new way because of it? Thought about the Eighth Day any more, and brought it to a … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 86: Entrusting Sunday to Mary

A word for the Blessed Mother: 86. I entrust this Apostolic Letter to the intercession of the Blessed Virgin, that it may be received and put into practice by the Christian community. Without in any way detracting from the centrality … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 85: The Spirit Sustains

The Father made us. The Son saved us. The Holy Spirit sustains us in thanksgiving and hope. Our focus on Sunday is not an artifact of an ancient religion, but a living aspect of our faith in a living and … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 84: Testimony And Proclamation

Proclamation is associated with the explicit preaching of the Gospel message. It is a kerygmatic function of the Church, part of our obligation to the Great Commission (cf. Matthew 28:19-20). 84. Sustaining Christian life as it does, Sunday has the additional … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 83: The Soul of Time

Sunday as the soul of time. What do you think about that expression? 83. Understood and lived in this fashion, Sunday in a way becomes the soul of the other days, and in this sense we can recall the insight of … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 82: Sunday, Rest and Joy

A day of rest can be dedicated to higher things, or we can find ourselves mired in an empty expression of laziness and a lack of initiative. “Day of rest” we get from Genesis. Have we offered a “day of … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 81: A Synthesis of the Christian Life

Today we start the conclusion of Dies Domini. Sunday informs us about our place in the march of time in creation, with the Church, under the banner of the Risen Christ, and within Western religious culture. It is more than an … Continue reading

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