Daily Archives: 20 April 2014

Dies Domini 27: The Day of Christ-Light

It seems appropriate to restart our series on Pope John Paul II’s document on Sunday … on Easter Sunday. Christianity’s everlasting ability to inculturate, to adapt, and to utilize other traditions to further the Gospel of Christ. The day of … Continue reading

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One of Our Own

Iowa State graduate, former parishioner of ours, and soon-to-be-ordained priest of our archdiocese chants the Gospel at a Mass in a humble basilica by a small river in an ancient city. He begins about 24:50 in. The pastor emailed him … Continue reading

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The Best Pastoral Easter Liturgy (That Might Get People To Return Next Sunday)

After a three-hour Easter Vigil, and two stuffed Sunday morning Masses, I was thinking about the ideal Easter Sunday Mass. I’ll mention a few things we did or┬ádidn’t do and please feel free to chime in with your parish’s practice, … Continue reading

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