Daily Archives: 1 December 2014

Year of Consecrated Life Commences

In one of those “stuffed” Vatican years, we Roman Catholics will be observing, more or less for the next sixteen months, a period of time dedicated to those who serve in consecrated life in the Church. The US Bishops have a … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 25: The Problem Children

Read the full synod document here. This paragraph mentions the “problem children” of the Church. 25. In considering a pastoral approach towards people who have contracted a civil marriage, who are divorced and remarried or simply living together, the Church has the … Continue reading

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DPPL 146: Holy Saturday

The day begins in quiet and deep reflection. Saturday begins with anticipation: 146. “On Holy Saturday, the Church pauses at the Lord’s tomb, meditating his Passion and Death, his descent into Hell, and, with prayer and fasting, awaits his resurrection” … Continue reading

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