Daily Archives: 9 July 2013

Christian Complicity

Do we Christians hog-tie ourselves when it comes to engaging non-believers? Stephen Bullivant discusses at America last month. His short article focuses on one thing, faith. It seems timely this is the same topic of this year’s papal encyclical. “Christian Complicity” scratches the … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Luke 23:39-43

We’ve explored this passage before on this web site. It is one of the selections from the Order of Christian Funerals. Fifty-two weeks ago to the day we looked at it briefly. In returning to it today, I would still … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 5

During the days of the Paschal Mystery, Christ kept his disciples in mind, and he tended to Peter, reassuring and preparing him. Through the apostolic heritage, we observe a Year of Faith until November 2013. It brings us an opportunity, … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 37

What is the connection between Eucharist and Penance? 37. The two sacraments of the Eucharist and Penance are very closely connected. Because the Eucharist makes present the redeeming sacrifice of the Cross, perpetuating it sacramentally, it naturally gives rise to … Continue reading

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