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November 17, 2011
Understanding the Revised Roman Missal, Understanding Our Liturgy Session 5

In the winter of 2011, David Tedesche conducted a class at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Rochester, NY on the new translation of the Roman Missal. Throughout the course of the class, David looked at the Roman Rite Liturgy in the original Latin alongside both the current English translation and the up-and-coming revised English translation.  He compared and contrasted the current with the new translation and discussed the different translation philosophies behind each.  In the fifth and final session of this series, David continues to explore the theology of the Eucharist and the meaning of the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

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By David Tedesche, Seminarian, Diocese of Rochester
October 25, 2011
Understanding the Revised Roman Missal, Understanding Our Liturgy Session 4

In the winter of 2011, David Tedesche conducted a class at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Rochester, NY on the new translation of the Roman Missal. Throughout the course of the class, David looked at the Roman Rite Liturgy in the original Latin alongside both the current English translation and the up-and-coming revised English translation.  He compared and contrasted the current with the new translation and discussed the different translation philosophies behind each.  In the fourth session of this series, David continues his look at the Eucharistic prayers of the Roman Catholic Mass and begins to explore the meaning of the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

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By David Tedesche, Seminarian, Diocese of Rochester
October 17, 2011
Understanding the Revised Roman Missal, Understanding Our Liturgy Session 3

In the winter of 2011, David Tedesche conducted a class at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Rochester, NY on the new translation of the Roman Missal. Throughout the course of the class, David looked at the Roman Rite Liturgy in the original Latin alongside both the current English translation and the up-and-coming revised English translation.  He compared and contrasted the current with the new translation and discussed the different translation philosophies behind each.  In the third session of this series, David takes a look at how the new translation affects the words that are prayed in the Eucharistic prayers of the Roman Catholic Mass.

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By David Tedesche, Seminarian, Diocese of Rochester
September 27, 2011
Understanding the Revised Roman Missal, Understanding Our Liturgy Session 2

In the winter of 2011, David Tedesche conducted a class at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Rochester, NY on the new translation of the Roman Missal. Throughout the course of the class, David looked at the Roman Rite Liturgy in the original Latin alongside both the current English translation and the up-and-coming revised English translation.  He compared and contrasted the current with the new translation and discussed the different translation philosophies behind each.  In the second session of this series, David takes a look at how the new translation affects the words we pray during the Liturgy of the Word portion of the Roman Catholic Mass.

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By David Tedesche, Seminarian, Diocese of Rochester
September 16, 2011
Understanding the Revised Roman Missal, Understanding Our Liturgy Session 1

In the winter of 2011, David Tedesche conducted a class at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Rochester, NY on the new translation of the Roman Missal. Throughout the course of the class, David looked at the Roman Rite Liturgy in the original Latin alongside both the current English translation and the up-and-coming revised English translation.  He compared and contrasted the current with the new translation and discussed the different translation philosophies behind each.  In the first session of this series, David takes a look at the Introductory Rites of the Roman Catholic Mass:  Opening, Greeting, Penitential Act, Kyrie, Gloria.

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By David Tedesche, Seminarian, Diocese of Rochester
May 22, 2008
Forming a Conscience for Faithful Citizenship

Marvin Mich, Director of Social Policy and Research for the Catholic Family Center, describes how the development of an informed conscience is an active and lifelong process of seeking the truth and following it. The two sources that Catholics use to develop an informed conscience are reason, which involves analyzing and wrestling with contemporary issues, and revelation, which comes from the Scriptures and Church teachings.

  

For more information on how the principles of Catholic Social Teaching can impact our political choices, visit www.faithfulcitizenship.org/resources/podcasts

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By Marvin Mich
April 9, 2008
Committing Yourself to Life in the Spirit

As part of the Diocesan Spiritual Renewal Bishop Clark led a four-part retreat, the fourth session of which reminds us that this life is a journey, that God knows us better than we know ourselves, and that we need to respond to the Gospel and embrace the fullness of discipleship.

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By Bishop Matthew H. Clark
April 2, 2008
Making Jesus Part of Everyday Life

As part of the Diocesan Spiritual Renewal Bishop Clark led a four-part retreat, the third session of which exhorts us to integrate prayer, Scripture, and other elements of our faith into everything that we do.

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By Bishop Matthew H. Clark
March 26, 2008
The Eucharist

As part of the Diocesan Spiritual Renewal Bishop Clark led a four-part retreat, the second session of which encourages us to receive the weekly Eucharist with our whole heart. 

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By Bishop Matthew H. Clark
March 17, 2008
Jesus' Invitation to Us

As part of the Diocesan Spiritual Renewal Bishop Clark led a four-part retreat, the first session of which challenges us to consider whether or not our personal relationship with Jesus is dynamic and expanding.

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By Bishop Matthew H. Clark
February 4, 2008
The Dignity of Work

Pat uses Scripture and Church teachings to show the value and dignity of work in the lives of human beings. From the beginning we have been called to share in the work of the Creator. The work in which we engage is part of the path of our salvation.

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By Patrick Fox
December 6, 2007
Consumerism and Christmas

Sr. Karen, Pastoral Administrator of St. Agnes in Avon, reflects on the struggle many Christians have to balance the religious celebration of Advent and Christmas with the consumerism that surrounds us at this time and which begins long before the actual season. She offers some practical suggestions for ways to simplify and deepen the celebration.

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By Sr. Karen Dietz
July 27, 2007
Faithful Citizenship

Patrick Fox, Catechetical Leader & Youth Minister at St. Joseph's Church in Penfield, discusses how faithful citizenship calls Catholics to live as citizens of this country and as stewards of their religious tradition. He explores the responsibility that Catholics have to fully engage in the political process by witnessing to their Catholic heritage and participating in public discourse and dialogue.

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By Patrick Fox
July 6, 2007
Christian Themes in Spiderman 3

Spirituality and Spiderman

  

Brian (one of our Seminarians) and Dawn (Youth Minister at St. Mary’s in Canandaigua) have a dialogue on the themes of temptation, decision-making, revenge and forgiveness found in this summer blockbuster and explore how these themes are played out throughout the film.

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By Brian Carpenter and Dawn Burdick