Daily Archives: 14 April 2014

Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 31:10, 15-17, 20

We treated the 31st Psalm earlier in this series, looking at verses 2 and 4-6. This psalm also appears as a suggestion for the sample penitential services in appendix II of the Rite of Penance under the title of “sin … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 23: Growing Distinction From The Sabbath

It is a fact of history and a distinctive Christian theology that followers of Christ moved away from the Jewish Sabbath. The New Testament reports in many places that the early believers, led by the apostles, continued synagogue observances. But … Continue reading

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Sainted Popes At Liturgy This Easter

The April issue of the FDLC newsletter contained guidance for the domestic observance of the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II. As part of the world, you readers certainly know the canonization will take place on 27 April, … Continue reading

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EG 142: Words Which Set Hearts On Fire

Pope Francis refers to Luke 24:13-35, the experience of the disiples walking to Emmaus, and how the Lord spoke so movingly and gracefully so as to set their hearts on fire. Let’s explore in Evangelium Gaudium this notion over the next three sections. … Continue reading

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