Daily Archives: 9 December 2014

Canadian Bishops New Doc

The CCCB released a document, “The Missionary Dynamic of the Parish Today.” I’ve only had a chance to scan it briefly. One section treats liturgy, and in the interest of maintaining my cred as a liturgy blogger, here it is: … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 33: Values Not Rules

Read the full synod document here.¬†The bishops make two important points in paragraph 33. The language we use to communicate must be meaningful. Values trump rules. 33.¬†Conversion also needs to be seen in the language we use, so that it … Continue reading

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DPPL 155: The Pentecost Novena

Let’s discuss the original novena: 155. The New Testament tells us that during the period between the Ascension and Pentecost “all…joined in continuous prayer, together with several women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers” (Acts 1, … Continue reading

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