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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