Daily Archives: 30 January 2015

Mutuae Relationes 19: The Obligation of Evangelization

Remember, this document was written in 1978 and followed on much consultation in the few years prior. Yet here, as today, we hear of the missionary apostolate as a very necessary aspect of the Church, and therefore, of great concern … Continue reading

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DPPL 207: The Akathistos Hymn

Let’s wrap up Marian popular piety. From the East: 207. In the Byzantine tradition, one of the oldest and most revered expressions of Marian devotion is the hymn “Akathistos” – meaning the hymn sung while standing. It is a literary … Continue reading

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