Daily Archives: 27 June 2015

Dives in Misericordiae 7a: Mercy Revealed in the Cross and Resurrection

Chapter V is titled “The Paschal Mystery.” It’s the longest of the document, and certainly we have a wealth of material to cover. The messianic message of Christ and His activity among people end with the cross and resurrection. We have … Continue reading

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PS 93-94: Pastoral Considerations for the Easter Vigil

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. Now that we’ve reviewed the structure of the Vigil in some detail(PS 82-92) we now turn to pastoral consideration that might impact the celebration. … Continue reading

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7,091 Days

One of the affectionate banters I share with my wife is over “anniversaries.” She tracks them monthly, and from 27 February 1996, I’ve suggested “mundiversary” instead. It doesn’t stick. She had a long, rough day yesterday packing and cleaning and … Continue reading

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Evangelization Trumps Apologetics

I like Father Robert Barron’s filmmaking. I’ve enjoyed his books even more, but then I’m biased toward the written medium over video. I received an e-mail notice yesterday that read, in part: Don’t miss out on Fr. Barron’s new DVD, … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 10: Saint Francis of Assisi

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. In paragraphs ten through twelve, Pope Francis takes a look at his namesake, a saint who has constantly and consistently influenced Christian faith for eight centuries. 10. I … Continue reading

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