Daily Archives: August 17, 2012

Thursday of the 20th Week of the Year

Matt 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Feast OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: When I get irritated or upset by a person who committed a mistake or lousily performed his/her duty/responsibility I used to say: “You’re hopeless!” I knew all the while … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 20th Week of the Year

Matt 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Feast OR. As I invite you to reflect on this gospel, I would like to borrow the three words and some of the reflections of Bishop Soc Villegas in his book Love Like … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: Ez 36:23-28 Thus says the LORD: I will prove the holiness of my great name, profaned among the nations, in whose midst you have profaned it. Thus the nations shall know that I am the LORD, … Continue reading

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Canon 327-329

CHAPTER IV. SPECIAL NORMS FOR ASSOCIATIONS OF THE LAITY Can. 327 Lay members of the Christian faithful are to hold in esteem associations established for the spiritual purposes mentioned in ⇒ can. 298, especially those which propose to animate the … Continue reading

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Canon 321-326

CHAPTER III. PRIVATE ASSOCIATIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITHFUL Can. 321 The Christian faithful guide and direct private associations according to the prescripts of the statutes. Can. 322 §1. A private association of the Christian faithful can acquire juridic personality through … Continue reading

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Canon 312-320

CHAPTER II. PUBLIC ASSOCIATIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITHFUL Can. 312 §1. The authority competent to erect public associations is: 1/ the Holy See for universal and international associations; 2/ the conference of bishops in its own territory for national associations, … Continue reading

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Canon 298-311

TITLE V. ASSOCIATIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITHFUL (Cann. 298 – 329) CHAPTER I. COMMON NORMS Can. 298 §1. In the Church there are associations distinct from institutes of consecrated life and societies of apostolic life; in these associations the Christian … Continue reading

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Canon 294-297

TITLE IV. PERSONAL PRELATURES (Cann. 294 – 297) Can. 294 After the conferences of bishops involved have been heard, the Apostolic See can erect personal prelatures, which consist of presbyters and deacons of the secular clergy, to promote a suitable … Continue reading

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Canon 290-293

CHAPTER IV. LOSS OF THE CLERICAL STATE Can. 290 Once validly received, sacred ordination never becomes invalid. A cleric, nevertheless, loses the clerical state: 1/ by a judicial sentence or administrative decree, which declares the invalidity of sacred ordination; 2/ … Continue reading

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Canon 273-289

CHAPTER III. THE OBLIGATIONS AND RIGHTS OF CLERICS Can. 273 Clerics are bound by a special obligation to show reverence and obedience to the Supreme Pontiff and their own ordinary. Can. 274 §1. Only clerics can obtain offices for whose … Continue reading

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Canon 265-272

CHAPTER II. THE ENROLLMENT, OR INCARDINATION, OF CLERICS Can. 265 Every cleric must be incardinated either in a particular church or personal prelature, or in an institute of consecrated life or society endowed with this faculty, in such a way … Continue reading

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Canon 232-264

TITLE III. SACRED MINISTERS OR CLERICS (Cann. 232 – 293) CHAPTER I. THE FORMATION OF CLERICS Can. 232 The Church has the duty and the proper and exclusive right to form those who are designated for the sacred ministries. Can. … Continue reading

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Canon 224-231

TITLE II. THE OBLIGATIONS AND RIGHTS OF THE LAY CHRISTIAN FAITHFUL (Cann. 224 – 231) Can. 224 In addition to those obligations and rights which are common to all the Christian faithful and those which are established in other canons, … Continue reading

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