Daily Archives: 16 August 2015

El Que Coma de Este Pan

Played at my first Mass in Spanish in my new parish. The choir at this liturgy is the largest, but the assembly is the smallest of our five weekend liturgies. One song that stood out for me among everything unfamiliar … Continue reading

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A Classy Act

Jerry Galipeau blogged on unfortunate RCIA signage here. Perhaps the parish around the corner is really doing good work instead of classes (or just classes), and the “class” thing is just to nab people who might otherwise assume we Catholics … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 15a: An Appeal For Mercy

Final Chapter is upon us: “The Prayer of the Church in our Times.” Section 15 also professes that “The Church Appeals to the Mercy of God.”  The Church proclaims the truth of God’s mercy revealed in the crucified and risen Christ, and she … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 63: The Light Offered By Faith

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. A practical thought from the Holy Father: the planetwide situation is so grave and complex that every perspective helps. 63. Given the complexity of the ecological crisis and … Continue reading

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