Daily Archives: 17 December 2014

Jesus: Door, Gate, and Way … and More

I pulled Dick Martin’s commentary off a funeral thread to discuss here. Just a reminder for regular guests: please don’t use the posts on funerals, weddings, or reconciliation to pull things to a favorite topic. I have no problem peeling … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 41: Living Together

Read the full synod document here.¬†This paragraph barely passed the two-thirds threshold for approval. The vote in favor of the first section under¬†“Pastoral Care for Couples Civilly Married or Living Together” was still an overwhelming majority, 125 to 54 with … Continue reading

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DPPL 163: Concluding A Eucharistic Procession

Yesterday, we read of Eucharistic Processions. Remember, these were covered in the 1973 liturgy document on the worship of the Eucharist outside of Mass. A procession may conclude with Benediction, but it isn’t required: 163. The Eucharistic procession is normally … Continue reading

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