Daily Archives: 20 March 2014

Dies Domini

The next document in the queue is another from Pope John Paul II, Dies Domini. The Vatican site has it in its entirety. We’ll cover it largely in the usual method here: daily posts plus brief reflection from me. Your … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Exodus 17:1-7

This weekend’s first reading is a classic of the Lenten Scriptures. It is one of the few readings cited for being the inspiration for a Psalm. (The 95th–which we will also sing this weekend.) The bracketed portion is the extended … Continue reading

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Letter To Artists 14: An Appeal To Artists

Pope John Paul has covered God’s hand in art (section 1),the artist’s vocation (2), some theology and philosophy relevant to the discussion with artists (3-6), history (7-9), the present situation (10-11), and a mutual relationship hoped for (12-13). Now we … Continue reading

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EG 117: Cultural Diversity

Pope Francis, in Evangelii Gaudium┬ámakes a sound case for the value of diversity above uniformity. 117. When properly understood, cultural diversity is not a threat to Church unity. The Holy Spirit, sent by the Father and the Son, transforms our … Continue reading

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