Daily Archives: 2 April 2006

Bishop Slattery again… better than ever

Bishop Slattery of Tulsa has posted a new contribution to his series on liturgical reform of his diocese.   This last piece resonated so much with what I have been writing for years that I must share it.  You can read … Continue reading

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5th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Collect (2)

Taking a page from St. Augustine of Hippo (+430), we the baptized who are the Body of the Mystical Person of Christ, the Church, are on a journey with the Lord, the Head of the Church, toward Jerusalem: the Jerusalem of our own passion and the new Jerusalem of our Resurrection. Christ made this journey so that we could make it and be saved in it. In our liturgy the one, whole Mystical Christ is on a Lenten journey. Each year in Lent Christ, in us, travels that road of the Passion, and we, in Him, travel the road marked out by Holy Mother Church and her duly ordained shepherds. We must unite ourselves in heart, mind and will with the mysteries expressed in the liturgy. Our passion, our road to Jerusalem, is in our examination of conscience and good confessions, our self-denial and works of mercy. Continue reading

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Another friend has come through with an addition to the growing collection of translations of the "Internet Prayer".   Today we bring to you the verion in Kinyambo, one of +120 languages spoken in Tanzania.  About 400,000 people speak Kinyambo.  The … Continue reading

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