Daily Archives: 5 April 2014

Dies Domini 14: Sanctified and Loving

Some further elaboration on the metaphor of marriage. But John Paul II wants his readers to be aware of a more complete context to Sunday. First, Sunday is sanctified and declared the Lord’s own day: 14. In the first place, … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Luke 22:31-34

Appendix two of the Rite of Penance provides a number of sample liturgies. Under theme of “sin and conversion” three possible Gospel readings are given. One takes us to the conversation between the chief of the apostles and the Lord: … Continue reading

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The Drop Zone

Both my teams in the English Premier League lost today. One is squarely in the drop zone to move down to the lower league–how European soccer teams are rewarded for futility. Not with high draft picks, but the demotion of … Continue reading

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EG 133: Theology Out From Behind The Desk

In¬†Evangelii Gaudium,¬†Pope Francis offers a few things that will not be a surprise to his watchers. Let’s read: 133. It is not enough that evangelizers be concerned to reach each person, or that the Gospel be proclaimed to the cultures … Continue reading

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