Daily Archives: 5 August 2022

Desiderio Desideravi 27: Serious and Vital Formation

With this paragraph, we begin an involved and detailed look at “The need for a serious and vital liturgical formation.” Pope Francis devotes twenty-one numbered paragraphs to liturgical formation starting with this: 27.┬áTherefore, the fundamental question is this: how do … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: John 17:1-3, 6-9a

Well over a decade ago, we began a series on readings for Christian funerals. Almost as long ago, we completed the passages assigned by the Roman Rite for Catholic funerals. But there are always new opportunities to encounter Jesus in … Continue reading

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