Daily Archives: 8 October 2010

Ecumenical Consultation: Choose Bishops Locally

More on that Catholic-Orthodox consultation, especially a juicy point that would be a good step in sending CitE* to a happy retirement: In harmony with the Pope’s universal ecumenical ministry, the Roman curia’s relationship to local bishops and episcopal conferences … Continue reading

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Toward a Common East-West Easter

The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation endorses a common date for Easter: In 2010, Eastern and Western Church Calendars coincided so that all Christians celebrated the Feast of the Resurrection on the same day.  The dates for the Holy Day … Continue reading

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Mary McKillop, A Musical Saint

Little more than a week away from canonization, and Australia’s first saint is the focus of a musical being performed in Sydney and Melbourne. Interesting that they got priests to play the parts of antagonist Bishop Sheil (who excommunicated her) … Continue reading

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OCF 143: Liturgy of the Eucharist

143. At the funeral Mass, the community, having been spiritually renewed at the table of God’s word, turns for spiritual nourishment to the table of the eucharist. The community with the priest offers to the Father the sacrifice of the … Continue reading

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