Daily Archives: 16 October 2011

Tobiah’s Fish

Meet Tobiah’s fish. When the young man went down to wash his feet in the Tigris River, a large fish leaped out of the water and tried to swallow his foot. He shouted in alarm. But the angel said to … Continue reading

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GDC 31-32: Sowing and Signs

What is the significance of the signs of the times? We are reminded Christ cautioned his disciples to be aware of them, and adapt to them. We don’t change the Gospel message, or its trinitarian grounding, but we are urged … Continue reading

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GIRM 2: Christ Guides Us

A reminder that the General Instruction of the Roman Missal is up at the USCCB site. We have a lengthier section today, but it’s largely a re-statement of classical sacramental theology. Emphasizing the notion of the Eucharist as sacrifice, we … Continue reading

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