Daily Archives: 3 January 2015

Three Kings, One Gift?

One of the more popular Christmas songs gets its due this weekend, if your faith community moves Epiphany to a Sunday. A little wiki background is here. Remember: we all like gold. Some of us are “allergic” to (frank)incense. And … Continue reading

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Write Ahead

It seems like we’ve been locked into two-at-a-time documents here for awhile, one liturgical and one other. We’re getting to the end of the synod report. What should we do next? There are about forty-plus questions in a survey linked … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 60: Children

Read the full synod document here. Two sections address “Upbringing and the Role of the Family in Evangelization.” First, the bishops acknowledge it is not easy to be a mom, dad, or a kid: 60. One of the fundamental challenges facing families … Continue reading

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DPPL 178: Some Precious Blood Devotional Practices

Are you readers familiar with any of these practices listed? 178. The veneration of the Blood of Christ has passed from the Liturgy into popular piety where it has been widely diffused in numerous forms of devotional practices. Among these … Continue reading

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