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This image appears in the 1941 “My Sunday Missal Explained,” Confraternity of the Precious Blood (Brooklyn), original copyright 1938. (This was my grandmother’s missal.) As a cradle Catholic raised in the...

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Let All the Nations Praise God

Lectionary Reflections for Sunday, August 14, 2011 Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 56:1, 6-7 Psalm 67:2-3, 5-6, 8 Romans 11:13-15, 29-32 Matthew 15:21-28 The processional hymn for our wedding nine years ago was “Gather...

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Sacrament of Charity

Reflections for Sunday, June 26, 2011 Solemnity of Corpus Christi It sometimes seems odd to me that we celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (the Body of Christ) two weeks after Pentecost, after we have just celebrated the...

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