Daily Archives: 30 April 2020

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 80

The CDWDS has approved a “Mass in Time of Pandemic.” Possible readings include a Mass “in any need.” (Cf. Lectionary for Mass, vol. IV, nos. 938-942) There are also special readings, and here is one of two possible Psalms. The … Continue reading

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OCM 77-78: Concluding A Nuptial Mass

More rubrics. Let’s get to them: 77. At the end of Mass, the Priest, with hands extended over the bride and bridegroom, prays the Solemn Blessing. A priest friend of mine once objected to this second blessing. It seemed to … Continue reading

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Querida Amazonia 111: Mother of the Amazon Region

Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation wraps up with a Conclusion addressing the Mother Of The Amazon Region. Let’s read: 111. After sharing a few of my dreams, I encourage everyone to advance along concrete paths that can allow the reality of … Continue reading

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