Daily Archives: 17 May 2015

Time For Ascension

Relatively few people seem to miss last Thursday’s holy day. I noticed Raymond Arroyo’s Twitter feed got a bit cheeky–ashes for Monday for him in 2016. No need for that, really, as people do attend Ash Wednesday, on the day, in … Continue reading

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Humanae Vitae 25a: To Christian Couples

Humanae Vitae is online at the Vatican site, and the text highlighted below is © Copyright – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. This section, which we’ll cover in two posts, is addressed directly to Catholic couples: 25. And now We turn in … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 24d: Turning to Saints

Saint Faustina comes to mind as the modern saint most associated with mercy: Our prayer also extends to the saints and blessed ones who made divine mercy their mission in life. I am especially thinking of the great apostle of … Continue reading

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In Between

Fr Francis X. Clooney has a thoughtful essay at America‘s blog. Living in and serving an academic community, I can certainly relate. Our students had their finals last week, and with summer term beginning tomorrow, the city and campus have … Continue reading

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PS 26: Covering Images During Lent

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. Bishops’ conferences determine if images of Christ and the saints may be covered: 26. The practice of covering the crosses and images in … Continue reading

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