Daily Archives: 27 April 2020

OCM 72-73: Invitation to The Nuptial Blessing

The Wedding Mass continues through the Liturgy of the Eucharist: the Eucharistic Prayer and its acclamations, and the Lord’s Prayer. Now we have an insertion that nudges aside some of the usual orations: 72. After the Our Father, the prayer … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Communion

Deacon Fritz Bauerschmidt has an excellent piece on the merits of the Act of Spiritual Communion, a prayer authored by Saint Alphonsus Liguori and used in my parish, archdiocese, and many places during this time of pandemic. I appreciated his … Continue reading

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Querida Amazonia 104-105: Expanding Horizons Beyond Conflicts

Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation looks at a new topic. We can cover expanding horizons beyond conflicts in just one post. So let’s get to it: 104. It often happens that in particular places pastoral workers envisage very different solutions to the … Continue reading

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