Daily Archives: 19 March 2020

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Romans 8:18-27

Continuing from the eighth chapter of Saint Paul’s letter to the Romans, another passage follows on verses 14 through 17. I see a problem with this section. It seems easy enough for a healthy person, even a minister to say … Continue reading

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OCM 69: Universal Prayer and Creed

After the hymn or canticle (OCM 68), spoken prayer follows. It goes by many titles, General Intercessions, Prayer of the Faithful, Petitions. Here’s another: Universal Prayer. 69. The Universal Prayer then takes place in the usual manner (examples are provided … Continue reading

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Querida Amazonia 39-40: Endangered Cultures, Peoples at Risk

The shortest chapter of Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation concludes with these two paragraphs which discuss endangered cultures, peoples at risk. Families are a concern, as Pope Francis cited in his Address at the Meeting with Indigenous People of Amazonia, Puerto … Continue reading

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