Daily Archives: 19 February 2022

Spe Salvi 1: Introduction

Pope Benedict XVI was in the third year of his leadership of the universal Church when he penned and promulgated the second major document on his pontificate. He borrowed the pen of Paul, his ancient predecessor, to state the reality … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 60-63: Fruitful Faith

The US Bishops published Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us in 1999. In paragraphs 60 through 63 they examine¬†Fruitful Faith. First, they remind us of the Pauline list of spiritual fruits, “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control” … Continue reading

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Gather IV Review Part 2: Liturgy of the Hours

Continuing a review of the newest edition of the Gather hymnal, let’s look at how it presents the Liturgy of the Hours.¬† Keeping with the tradition of the last three-plus decades of GIA hymnal editions, the chief celebrations are presented … Continue reading

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