WDTPRS – 29th Ordinary Sunday: “bear with me” – Pregnancy and Glory

Posted October 14, 2016 7:05 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

WDTPRS – 29th Ordinary Sunday: “bear with me” – Pregnancy and Glory

I am on a pilgrimage in Italy now with a pro-life group.  I’ve heard stories that have made male members of the group tear up and stop talking.  Between great churches and restaurants and museums, the pilgrims have also visited pregnancy centers in Rome and Florence.  And we are not yet finished.
This Sunday we have a prayer at Mass that is apt for this theme.
The Collect for this Sunday in the Novus Ordo, the 29th Ordinary Sunday, was in the the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary among the prayers for the 5th Sunday after Easter.  Those of you who participate in celebrations of Holy

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