Daily Archives: 5 August 2020

Office for the Dead

Some days ago, a commentator asked about the Office for the Dead. We blogged extensively on the funeral rites almost ten years ago. It seems that while I devoted a number of posts to the praenotanda, or instruction from the … Continue reading

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Redemptoris Missio 51c: Basic Communities In Communion

In writing of “Basic Communities” or small groups, Pope John Paul II mentions the importance of being in communion. He looks to the ideal Christian community described by Saint Luke and its focus on liturgy and charity as outward signs … Continue reading

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