Daily Archives: 10 November 2013

Lost Opportunity

Paul Moses blogs at dotCommonweal about the NYT piece on conservative reticence about Pope Francis. Lost opportunity for the US bishops? Count me a skeptic on that. This isn’t about the bishops. It’s time for the Catholic laity to grow … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 13-15

Pope Pius XII places liturgy in the larger context of human life. The Angelic Doctor: 13. It is unquestionably the fundamental duty of (humankind) to orientate¬†(one’s) person and (one’s) life towards God. “For He it is to whom we must … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: 1 Corinthians 2:6-9

I’m not sure which priest I worked for suggested this brief reading to his parishioners, but I thought it a succinct and appropriate selection for the occasion of a funeral. It seems to touch on three important points. But before … Continue reading

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