Daily Archives: 26 September 2021

Funeral Lectionary: Psalm 119 XIX

Over a decade ago, we blogged on section 347 of the Order of Christian Funerals (OCF). There we read that these psalms may be “chosen for use in various places within the rites.” For the most part I think this … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: Marvel at the Beauty of Creation

The Pontifical Council for Culture invites us to Marvel at the Beauty of Creation. I’m reminded of Jodie Foster’s character Ellie Arroway in the film Contact. “They should have sent a poet,” she exclaims as she views the wonders that have opened … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 2: A Shattered World, Part 2

Today, we continue the discussion on A Shattered World, noting the place of the Church. What is our role? A frustrated Cassandra harping on other peoples’ problems? A dispassionate observer more concerned about our own deck chairs? A sharer in the … Continue reading

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