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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, June 6 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ – Solemnity Roman Ordinary calendar St. Norbert Book of Exodus 24,3-8. When Moses came to the people and related all the words and ordinances of the LORD, they all answered with one … Continue reading

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To all bishops and priests about Communion for manifest sinners from St. John Chrysostom

From Fr Z’s blog with his emphases: “I speak not only to the communicant, but also I say to the priest who ministers the Sacrament: Distribute this gift with much care. There is no small punishment for you, if being conscious of any … Continue reading

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Mystery of Hope

In these terrible times we are living in, when anarchy, hatred and violence (the devil’s tools) are everywhere we look, it is fitting to recall Our Lord’s promise that He will not leave us orphans. He has given us His … Continue reading

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The ‘Hieratikon’ of Saint John Chrysostom

This week, in place of the regular Pastor’s Column from Fr George W. Rutler, we share the Paschal joy of the Hieratikon (Catechetical Sermon) of Saint John Chrysostom. THE EASTER SERMON OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM Bishop of Constantinople (c. A.D. 400) Is there … Continue reading

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Holy Father: True authority is humble service in love (Angelus today in Rome)

In his Angelus reflections this week Pope Benedict XVI spoke of Sunday’s Gospel where we hear how the unclean spirit recognizes Jesus as the “Holy One of God”. He also marked World Leprosy Day, joined his prayers to the International … Continue reading

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