Daily Archives: 9 December 2013

Mediator Dei 61

Mediator Dei¬†continues with concern about the recovery of ancient rites. 61. The same reasoning holds in the case of some persons who are bent on the restoration of all the ancient rites and ceremonies indiscriminately. The liturgy of the early … Continue reading

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EG 14: The Three Settings of the New Evangelization

The last subsection of Evangelii Gaudium¬†addresses “The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Faith.” As we tackle paragraphs 14 and 15 today and tomorrow, we’ll cover more of Pope Francis’s initial thoughts on evangelization. Let’s read: 14. Attentive to … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Isaiah 1:2-6, 15-18

The Church proclaims the prophet Isaiah during Advent, and listens to him. Traditionally, Christians saw Isaiah as a book that most strongly pointed toward Christ. Sidestepping biblical analysis, it is quite easy to see why. Jesus adopted many of the … Continue reading

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