Daily Archives: 12 November 2013

Busy Bishop

Bishop Arthur Seratelli ekes out a liturgy chair at the USCCB today by two votes. Here are his other commitments, according to PrayTell: Commissioner of ICEL Member,┬áVox Clara Commission Member, Task Force for the Review of the Lectionary Member, ad … Continue reading

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Looking to Aparecida

I’ve been pondering what non-liturgy document to examine next. I’ve come up a few weeks short in the Year of Faith. Despite what Cardinal Dolan says, the US bishops of this generation have been largely silent on poverty and economics. … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 17

This section recounts the incarnate life of the Lord. One thing struck me: the commonality of reference to the Letter to the Hebrews here and in the recent papal encyclical. They are based on earlier references in the Old Testament. … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: 1 Corinthians 13:8-13

At a wedding, when 1 Corinthians 13 is read, usually it’s the whole chapter. This second half of that larger reading seems appropriate for a reflection on the end of life and to what lies beyond human death. What does … Continue reading

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