Daily Archives: 9 June 2015

Seeing Red

Deacon Greg posts on “the story behind the cappa magna.” The aggregator Pewsitter didn’t like his “sneer.” I thought Greg was fairly light in his criticism–he cited a lot of sources like any good journalist–even those in favor. When I … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 4b: Mercy in the Prophetic Tradition

Yesterday, we read a reference to the message of hope and mercy in Isaiah. John Paul II identifies the link between mercy and God’s love. This draws mercy beyond divine activity in the covenant relationship, which we might interpret as … Continue reading

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Adoption Message for the Day

I see another Crisis essay on “traditional” marriage here, focusing, as the Right often does, on using children to tug at heartstrings or gall bladder to whip up concern about lesbian or gay people wanting some legal protection. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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PS 65: Beginning the Good Friday Liturgy

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis¬†on this site, among many on the internet. The Good Friday liturgy commences: 65. The priest and ministers proceed to the altar in silence, and without any singing. If any words of … Continue reading

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