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Saturday, November 30, 2013

From Mark Mallett: Calling His Name

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Calling His Name

REFLECTION ON MASS READINGS
for November 30th, 2013
Feast of St. Andrew
Liturgical texts here

Crucifixion of St. Andrew (1607), Caravaggio

 
 

GROWING up at a time when Pentecostalism was strong in Christian communities and on television, it was common to hear evangelical Christians quote from today’s first reading from Romans:
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. (Rom 10:9)
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The Rising Beast

REFLECTION ON MASS READINGS
for November 29th, 2013
Liturgical texts here.
 


THE prophet Daniel is given a powerful and frightening vision of four empires that would dominate for a time—the fourth being a world-wide tyranny from which the Antichrist would come forth, according to Tradition. Both Daniel and Christ describe what the times of this “beast” will look like, albeit from different perspectives. Read more… »
Published in: | on November 29th, 2013 |