Daily Archives: 30 July 2014

Pope Francis on Creativity II

In his meeting last Saturday with priests from the diocese of Caserta, Pope Francis shared that he finds creativity in prayer. In fact, he describes it as essential. People who do not pray have shut themselves off. Most would complete … Continue reading

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DPPL 8: The Term “Devotions”

Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy¬†(DPPL). What about the term “devotions?” 8. In the present context, this term is used to describe various external practices (e.g. prayers, hymns, observances attached to particular times or places, insignia, medals, habits or … Continue reading

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EG 265: A Missionary’s Enthusiasm

How can we develop and maintain the enthusiasm Pope Francis sees as very necessary tot he missionary impulse? In typical Ignatian fashion, we are invited to encounter Jesus. In this Jesus, we find friendship and love not only with him, … Continue reading

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