Daily Archives: 13 January 2015

Mutuae Relationes 2: One Body, Many Parts

We pick up the great Pauline theme of the Body, perhaps a more widely applicable metaphor than groom and bride, especially as it articulates the relationship not only between Christ and the Church, but between various people in the Church. … Continue reading

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DPPL 189: Three, Seven, Nine, and Thirteen

Periods of days may be dedicated to Mary. Many people know octaves are celebrated on and after a feast. Prior to a Marian feast, a set number of days may be set aside for special observances: 189. Since it is … Continue reading

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