Daily Archives: 18 March 2015

Reconciliation Lectionary: 2 Samuel 12:1-9, 13

The prophet Nathan is a valuable advisor to his king. He offers a devastating parable to David, and we all know the story, right? The LORD sent Nathan to David, and when he came to him, he said: “Tell me how … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes 67: A Pope’s Authority and Initiatives

You can check the full document online here, but here is the last numbered section of Mutuae Relationes, which reminds us of the pope’s authority over the curia and the establishing of cooperation between bishops and religious on the level … Continue reading

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DPPL 252a: Prayer Vigil

252. The Roman Liturgy, like other Latin and Oriental Liturgies, contains many and varied forms of suffrage for the dead. The rite of Christian exequies consists traditionally of three parts. Because of the profoundly changed circumstances of life in the … Continue reading

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Open Thread on the Future Here

Earlier this past evening, I completed essays for the Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy. They’re all in the schedule queue, ready to displace some electrons and come to your viewing screen each morning around 6am. We’ll continue with … Continue reading

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