Daily Archives: 2 June 2008

Wedding Lectionary: 1 John 4:7-12

The First Letter of John reveals love as one of its primary themes. Love carries the second half of this letter, in fact. The apostle urges his readers/listeners to love and lays out a very careful argument. The lectionary adopts … Continue reading

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Ad Pascendum C: Proof, Merit, and Preparation

A look back into history as to how deacons waned while the presbyterate achieved ascendancy: The exercise of the office of deacon enabled those who were to become priests to give proof of themselves, to display the merit of their … Continue reading

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Wives or Churches?

One or two Republican commentariats are falling all over themselves trying to make something of Senator Obama’s departure from Trinity Church. It’s already hard to find the news item on the internet front pages of the msm big players. The … Continue reading

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FIYH 16-17: The Preacher

FIYH turns its attention to “The Preacher.” Not as much commentary on the “assembly,” but we all know that will pick up once we start talking about who stands in the ambo or pulpit. The bishops remind us not to … Continue reading

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