WDTPRS – 10th Sunday after Pentecost: Mercy does not mean turning a blind eye to Justice

Posted July 23, 2016 10:48 am by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Symbols of Mercy and Justice on the emblem of the Spanish Inquisition
The Collect for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost in the Extraordinary Form survived, sort of survived, to live in the post-Conciliar, reformed Missale Romanum!  You can find it, somewhat wounded, for the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form Missale Romanum.  I’ll show you the variation, below.  But, for now, let’s see the Collect as it appears in the 1962 edition.
Deus, qui omnipotentiam tuam parcendo maxime et miserando manifestas: multiplica super nos misericordiam tuam; ut, ad tua promissa currentes, caelestium bonorum facias esse consortes.
In the Novus Ordo version the line “…multiplica super

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