Tag Archives: apophatic

If our “interior cell phone” is always busy because we are “having a conversation” with other creatures, how can God “call us”?

I find that more and more of my day, when I am at home, is spent in silence.  I have stopped checking the news.  I don’t often listen to music.  Sometimes I listen to audiobooks through Audible or my older … Read More

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WDTPRS – 6th Sunday remaining after Epiphany: true “active participation” at Mass

As we approach the end of another liturgical year, an odd thing happens in the Church’s traditional, pre-Conciliar calendar. The Sundays left over after Epiphany, after Christmas, are finally dusted off and prayed until the liturgical year is concluded.  This has … Read More

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WDTPRS – 6th Sunday remaining after Epiphany: true “active participation” at Mass

As we approach the end of another liturgical year, an odd thing happens in the Church’s traditional, pre-Conciliar calendar. The Sundays left over after Epiphany, after Christmas, are finally dusted off and prayed until the liturgical year is concluded.  This has … Read More

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Of liturgical silence and gigantic centipedes

Here is a great point for our reflection on our obligation to revitalize our liturgical worship of God. Unless we revitalize our liturgical worship, no other aspect of a New Evangelization will have any lasting effect. Dan Burke wrote at … Read More

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Reading Benedict Through Francis: Exploring ‘Lumen fidei 13’

Pope Benedict/Francis’ new encyclical, Lumen fidei (download PDF HERE), has some rich paragraphs. One in particular rang a deep bell for me. I think Benedict wove in an argument in favor of a particular style of liturgical worship.  See what … Read More

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