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Wednesday 28 September

Job 9:1-12, 14-16, Ps 88, Luke 9:57-62 Song of Songs 2:9 Job addresses God as other. After a time, Christ appears to the disciple in prayer as a Deer or Lamb, or other animal. In this moment the disciple is asked to give away childish things (1 Cor 13:11). The disciple, having progressed in the […]

On the Blessed Virgin Mary

On New Year’s Day Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary Major, after which he opened the Holy Door. The homily the pope gave is slightly abridged: Salve, Mater Misericordiae! With this invocation we turn to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Roman Basilica dedicated to her under the title of Mother […]