Ss. Cornelius and Cyprian

Today’s readings St. Cornelius was ordained as the Bishop of Rome in 251.  The Bishop of Rome is what we now call the Pope, so you can see the significance of his position.  His major contribution was to defend the faith against the Novatian schismatics, a group who denied the readmission of those who had… Continue reading Ss. Cornelius and Cyprian

Thursday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings I think it’s good to have this Gospel reading about the Lord’s prayer in today’s Liturgy of the Word.  So often with familiar prayers like this, we can say them so automatically that we can get to the end of the prayer without the prayer ever registering in our minds.  So when we… Continue reading Thursday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Ss. Cornelius & Cyprian

Today’s readings St. Cornelius was ordained as the Bishop of Rome in 251.  The Bishop of Rome is what we now call the Pope, so you can see the significance of his position.  His major contribution was to defend the faith against the Novatian schismatics, a group who denied the readmission of those who had… Continue reading Ss. Cornelius & Cyprian