The Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

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Today’s readings Today we celebrate the feast of the dedication of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran in Rome.  Most people think of St. Peter’s Basilica as the pope’s church, but that’s not completely true.  As the Bishop of Rome, his Cathedral … Continued

The Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle

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Today we celebrate the feast of the Chair of Saint Peter the apostle.  This is a feast that commemorates Jesus giving the servant authority of the Church to Saint Peter, as we heard in today’s Gospel.  This is a special … Continued

CREEDS Retreat Conference II: The Eucharist and the Church

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Scriptures: Matthew 26:14-30 Godspell: “Beautiful City” and “On the Willows” The Eucharist is an amazingly complex event.  Ordinary food – bread and wine – become the very body and blood of our Lord and God.  Through the Eucharist we mere … Continued