Pope Francis, ever taking people by surprise, in only the second year of his papacy, pointedly, on the feast day of a woman saint, St Theodora (April 1), is formally signing the declaration that he has the agreement of significant English-speaking churches and ecclesial communities to work towards a new Ecumenical English Missal.
Archive for March, 2014
What we need to do now, after a period of time of living with it, come back and say, not: “We told you so!” – which I think a lot of pastors want to say – “We told you not to do that!” [laughter] but to say, “It’s inadequate for this reason…”
Bishop Morlino will wash the feet of 12 seminarians at St. Patrick’s Church.
Dinner at a restaurant in the Piazza Navona, in the open air. We saw normal people again, to whom our byzantine intrigues would have absolutely NOTHING to say!
NPR recently interviewed Monsignor Daniel Gallagher who translates the Pope’s tweets into Latin.
Gabriele Terrone has served as the Titular Organist at the Papal Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome Since November of 2011.
Requiescat in pace.
In the area of the Christian moral life, I suggest, there are three principal images at work: the Church as judge, the Church as therapist, and the Church as mother.
I am looking for some clarity regarding of the issue of the Sprinkling Rite and Renewal of Baptismal Promises at Easter Sunday Masses in relationship to our new translation of the Roman Missal.
“A bishop who does not serve the community is not good. A priest who does not serve his community is preposterous.” – Pope Francis