Daily Archives: 27 July 2013

Reconciliation Lectionary: Genesis 18:17-33

This weekend at Mass, Abraham bargains with the Lord of the Universe. God is singularly unimpressed with the sinfulness of Sodom. This reading also happens to appear as a possible choice for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. What would be your thoughts as … Continue reading

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The Denouement of a Retreat

Hello to all. Laundry done this morning: an important post-retreat task. Many thanks to all for your prayers while on retreat. Special thanks to Fran who took time from her own busy life to keep things humming. Great work, my … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 22

A single section falls under the heading, “The ecclesial form of faith,” as we wrap up Chapter One (which started way back in section 8), an exploration of love and belief. Faith is a communal experience, and most of all, … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 53

After a more difficult section with no little chiding from the Holy Father, we turn to a topic close to his heart, and indeed, to the hearts of hundreds of millions of Catholics. Chapter Six is entitled, “At the School of … Continue reading

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