Daily Archives: 28 December 2013

Sanitizing Christmas

I thought I had it set up to record the homily tonight, but the portable drive was empty–I hadn’t downloaded all the Christmas audio, and I didn’t replace the cartridge. Anyway, the pastor was relating the telling of a child’s Christmas … Continue reading

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Aparecida 23-25: Giving Thanks

The bishops’ analysis of the reality of Latin America begins in paragraph 23 with what might be called a prayer of thanksgiving. Blessed be God, Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every kind of blessing … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 98-99

If the laity do not offer a liturgical sacrifice, they might consider the Mass an inspiration for the spiritual life: 98. In order that the oblation by which the faithful offer the divine Victim in this sacrifice to the heavenly … Continue reading

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Friday Festivities

Emerged from the home mid-afternoon yesterday to brave shopping and get a bite to eat. Upon arrival back home, the young miss was napping on the floor during Inspector Lewis and Gambit was left to wonder why we weren’t playing … Continue reading

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EG 34: From The Heart of the Gospel

Evangelii Gaudium‘s first chapter has five subheadings. The third, “From The Heart Of The Gospel,” covers sections 34-39, and will get the blogging treatment in the week to come. That treatment will cover the topics of how to communicate and bringing … Continue reading

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