November 24, 2013

Feast of Christ the King 2013

Introduction It is a great pleasure to visit St. Ignatius Loyola Parish and to have the opportunity to celebrate with you the Solemnity of Christ the King. Indeed, there is quite a lot going on this Sunday – the feast day itself that proclaims the true nature of Christ’s kingship & dominion; the closing of...
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Catholic Review Column: A Look Inside Lumen Fidei in the Year of Faith, Part 4 of 4

The following column by Archbishop Lori is the fourth in a four-part series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Lumen Fidei” for the Year of Faith, which concludes on November 24, 2013. To read the first three parts, visit Let us remind ourselves of the fundamental thesis of the encyclical: faith is a light not only...
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Thanksgiving prayers, blessings before the big meal, music, and reflections: Day 5

   Introduction: In the nine days leading up to Thanksgiving I will share a novena of prayers, reflections, and music selections that may enhance the celebration of this special day with your family and friends.  Day 5: Today I share another general Thanksgiving prayer for use with your family before the holiday meal
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