Daily Archives: 22 December 2013

Mediator Dei 89-92

Let’s continue on the theme of lay people offering the sacrifice of the Mass: 89. In every age of the Church’s history, the mind of man, enlightened by faith, has aimed at the greatest possible knowledge of things divine. It … Continue reading

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Aparecida 20-22: Starting in Hope

In the first section of Part One, the bishops analyze the role of the church in Latin America. The first section is entitled missionary disciples – not missionaries and disciples. In his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the … Continue reading

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EG 29: Base Communities And Other Institutions

Pope Francis turns our attention to other communal expressions of the Church: 29. Other Church institutions, basic communities and small communities, movements, and forms of association are a source of enrichment for the Church, raised up by the Spirit for evangelizing … Continue reading

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12 Days of Football

The young miss and I follow the goings-on of the English Premier League. This morning while I accompany the 10:30 Mass, she will be home following one of her two favorite teams (Everton) playing one of my two favorite teams … Continue reading

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