Tag Archives: Augustine of Hippo

WDTPRS: 1st Sunday of Advent (Novus Ordo) – “they are His while they are ours”

We’ve come around again to the 1st Sunday of Advent, the beginning of a new liturgical year. In the newer, post-Conciliar calendar this Sunday is back to back with the Solemnity of Christ the King, honoring the future Second Coming … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 15th Ordinary Sunday – Be living lenses of God’s light!

This week we have a good example of a dramatic difference Obsolete ICEL version and the Latin and the Current ICEL versions. The Collect or Opening Prayer for this 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form of the … Continue reading

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PATRISTIBLOG: Augustine’s Sermons on 1 John – PART 1

You may remember my intention to work through St. Augustine’s sermons, or tractates, on 1 John. I think it is time to get at them. I am motivated in part because in these sermons, Augustine tackles, among other things, “enemy … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to new bishops

The Holy Father recently addressed newly named and consecrated bishops during a workshop organized for them each year in Rome by the Congregation for Bishops. The Holy Father had some good insights for these new bishops about what it means … Continue reading

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