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MM 50 Years Ago(0)

February 1, 2019

In his Marist Third Order column, under the heading Off to a Flying Start, Fr Maurice Mulcahy, who was both editor of the MM and National Director of the Marist Third Order, wrote:

Some may prefer the old days when the clergy ran most things and the laity merely pointed out the mistakes they made, but the Third Order must now stand -- and move forward -- on its own feet.More

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Abba Father — Who Are You? (1)

‘Dwelling in Unapproachable Light’

Eucharistic Prayer 2 is probably the one most commonly chosen and Eucharistic Prayer 4 used the least. It’s a shame really. There are so many Eucharistic Prayers available – all beautiful in their own way.

Let’s ponder the four words in the title above - a phrase from the Preface of Eucharistic Prayer 4: what do they suggest about the ‘Father most holy’?… More

February Crossword



1 Hopes J ordered a carpenter! (6)

4 Screen moved for ritual burner! (6)

9 Jeans so suited for city in southern San Francisco! (3,4)

10 A Colorado ski resort with a type of poplar? (5)

11 “He shakes the ___ from its place and makes its pillars tremble.” Job 9:6 (5)

12 A foot digit covering marred elation!… More

Can You Bear It?

An English professor wrote the words ‘A woman without her man is nothing’ on the blackboard and directed the students to punctuate it correctly. The men wrote: ‘A woman, without her man, is nothing.’ The women wrote: ‘A woman: without her, man is nothing.’ Punctuation is everything!… More

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