Daily Archives: 9 January 2014

Mediator Dei 118

In this section, Pope Pius XII reminds bishops that the desire of the faithful to receive from the bread consecrated at the Mass in which they “attend.” 118. But the desire of Mother Church does not stop here. For since … Continue reading

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Treating Baptism

Baptism is a responsibility for anyone who chooses it. Converts, committed Christians, and even parents and godparents. Pope Francis has some thoughts today that struck me: As he has done on a couple of occasions before, the Pope asked those … Continue reading

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EG 46: A Mother With An Open Heart

Let’s move to Evangelii Gaudium, Chapter One, section V, “A Mother With An Open Heart.” Pope Francis wants us to check our pace in the evangelical life. Are we aimless or are we present to others? Open heart and open … Continue reading

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