Daily Archives: 22 October 2017

Papal Clarity on Translations

I did see this letter before I headed to church this morning, but since I don’t read Italian (the language of the original), I knew I could wait a few hours and somebody would chime in. Like here. Pope Francis’ … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist Forgets To Light Candles

Things get busy at a parish before a weekend Mass. Every so often, something gets missed. I’m sure your parish never has to trouble over this problem, but what would you do if the sacristan forgot to light the candles … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Address to CELAM 7: A Permanent State of Mission

Continuing here with the address of Pope Francis last month to his brother bishops of Latin America. We would never have heard language like “permanent state of mission” before Vatican II. Or that much in the immediate years after that. … Continue reading

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Aparecida 233-234: Establishing Dialogue

Wrapping up ecumenism, we look at the need for speaking and listening to one another. 233. At this new stage of evangelization, we want dialogue and ecumenical cooperation to lead to promoting new forms of discipleship and mission in communion. … Continue reading

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