Daily Archives: 26 November 2014

Reconciliation Lectionary: Wisdom 15:1-3

The Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament was mined well by the framers of the Lectionary for the Rite of Penance. Bit they may have missed a few good readings. This passage from the book of Wisdom has been in … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 20: Pope Francis

Read the full document here. Or take just today’s section, in which Pope Francis’ testimony on marriage and family is summarized with extreme brevity: 20. “Pope Francis, in his Encyclical Lumen Fidei, treating the connection between the family and faith, writes: ‘Encountering … Continue reading

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DPPL 140: The Paschal Triduum

Eight sections are not much to cover the holiest Three Days in Christianity. It is true, however, that the liturgy itself dominates these days. Augustine knew it, and so do we: 140. Every year, the Church celebrates the great mysteries … Continue reading

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