Daily Archives: 17 November 2013

CRS Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Our archbishop urged parishes to promote this. I’m sure most of you know about it, but just in case not, assist Catholic Relief Services in their work in the Philippines. ISS & NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg captured this image of … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: 2 Timothy 4:6-8

This brief passage presents a bit of Saint Paul’s backstory, his experience of trials and suffering, as well as his sense of accomplishment. Today’s Christian might find the athletic imagery appealing. I think this is why one of my pastors promoted … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput in Mexico City 2

Archbishop Chaput’s frank talk makes me think he might actually be farther along to a fuller experience of the truth than his detractors might give him credit. He rightly topples Karl Marx: But the real opiate of the people – … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 22

Pope Pius XII and Saint Augustine seem to endorse liturgical renewal, with the understanding that such worship moves Christians to a certain attention to grace, and a sound inspiration to move further towards the Kingdom: 22. As circumstances and the needs … Continue reading

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