Daily Archives: 21 August 2021

The Armchair Liturgist Names People, Again

At the parish this week, lots of names coming in for prayers. It wasn’t really a function of the pastor and I settling the wording on Wednesday and me copying the two versions (though it seems there’s a law governing … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: John 15:1-8

An interesting Lectionary choice for Masses for the Sick: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 253: Comparing

253. When injustices have occurred on both sides, it is important to take into clear account whether they were equally grave or in any way comparable. Often recognition can be a matter of who has won and lost an armed … Continue reading

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