Daily Archives: 25 March 2014

Dies Domini 3: Fundamentally Important

Observing Sunday is as ancient as anything Christian. Vatican II emphasized it: 3. The fundamental importance of Sunday has been recognized through two thousand years of history and was emphatically restated by the Second Vatican Council: “Every seven days, the … Continue reading

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Today is the second white feast of Lent. Christmas minus nine months. When the parishioner who oversees vestment dry cleaning came in for the “spring cleaning” Sunday, I remembered to have her save a white chasuble. Aside from white, the … Continue reading

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Astronomy Conference

This looks interesting. The Vatican Observatory Foundation is offering a five-day conference in Tucson next January: What can modern astronomy tell us about creation – and its Creator? Guy Consolmagno, SJ, on it: Our hope is that this can become … Continue reading

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EG 122: Popular Piety

Pope Francis explores “The evangelizing power of popular piety” in Evangelii Gaudium. Let’s read the follow-up to the premise that all the baptized are called to be missionary disciples. How does “popular piety” help that, influence it, and make it … Continue reading

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