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Browsing Archive: December, 2016

Byzantine Catholic Rule of Prayer

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, December 19, 2016, In : Byzantine Catholics 

One of the most common questions we receive at byzcath.org is from those seeking to start and keep a daily rule of prayer. Since a prayer life is something that can really only be undertaken and kept under the guidance of one’s spiritual father (or mother) we are always hesitant about making suggestions along these lines. Always we respond that the individual should contact his spiritual father for guidance. All too often, however, the inquirer responds with...
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Catholic Teaching on Marriage and Communion is Unambiguous

Posted by Site Webmaster on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, In : OLP Newsline 

The Church teaching that the divorced and civilly remarried may not receive Holy Communion remains unchanged.

I have received, from many of God’s faithful, requests for advice on how to understand the growing storm in the Church on the subject of marriage — and in particular on the subject of Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried. There are theologians and canonists who are better able to speak to the details and to the possible scenarios ...


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In the Midst of Much Blood, God Extended a Rose – A Meditation on Guadalupe and Mother Mary

Posted by Site Webmaster on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, In : Our Lady's Promise 


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I’d like to reflect this evening on the first reading from today’s Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth. Then another sign appeared in the sky; it was a huge red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on its heads were seven diadems. Its tail swept away...


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