Daily Archives: 15 October 2017

VNO 11: On the Anniversaries of Marriage

As with the VNO for the anniversary of a priest, we have some options for wedding anniversaries. The Roman Missal gives a brief introduction in red before getting to the prayers: On the main anniversaries of marriage, as for example, … Continue reading

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Aparecida 225: Those Who Have Left

We in the States often or at least occasionally fret over “Those Who Have Left The Church To Join Other Religious Groups.” The Aparecida bishops do too. In this document, they don’t address the nones. They don’t diagnose the problem … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Address to CELAM 4: Attending To The Encounter With Christ

Pope Francis mentions the Aparecida document in his address to his brother bishops of Latin America. Aparecida┬áis a treasure yet to be fully exploited. ┬áI am certain that each of you has seen how its richness has taken root in … Continue reading

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