Daily Archives: 29 March 2015

Reconciliation Lectionary: Isaiah 53:4-6

The longer version of this reading, verses 1 through 12, is given at number 117 in the Rite of Penance, a long middle section of the ritual book with many, many options for readings. You might recognize the passage as … Continue reading

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Schizophrenic Psalm

Psalm 118 is given for Morning Prayer of week 2 in the Divine Office. The contrasts struck me: The nations all encompassed me; in the Lord’s name I crushed them. And: I was hard-pressed and was falling, but the Lord … Continue reading

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DPPL 261: Shrines and Pilgrimages

Chapter Eight (DPPL 261-287) covers special places believers go to deepen their faith, and the journey they make to get them there. Let’s read about these locations where liturgy and popular piety intermix: 261. The relationship between the Liturgy and … Continue reading

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