Duxbury Catholic

April 2017

Apr 27

On the Road

“And it happened that, while he was with them at table, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them.”  Sound Familiar?  It should because we hear it every week during the Liturgy of the Eucharist.  This week’s Gospel reading made me think of the Catholic Mass.  First we see Jesus...
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Apr 20

Love's Second Name

"What else, then, does the cross of Christ say to us, the cross that in a sense is the final word of His messianic message and mission? And yet this is not yet the word of the God of the covenant: that will be pronounced at the dawn when first the women and then the Apostles come to the tomb of the crucified Christ, see the tomb empty and...
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Apr 13

Three Days

As we enter into the Easter Triduum, we celebrate the three most holy days of the year: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday, which we celebrate after dark on Holy Saturday.  The word “triduum” is Latin for “three days,” and in these three days we celebrate the absolute and central tenets of our faith: that...
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Apr 6

Entering into the Lord's Passion

And so...this weekend, on Palm Sunday, we commemorate the Lord's entrance into Jerusalem.  I have always found much richness in this liturgy, much passion.  It generates a feeling of great excitement, as we celebrate Jesus the King with songs of "Hosanna" and praise! Then, within the first few minutes, we read from...
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