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Green vestments worn by priests during Ordinary Time. Image source: Lux Veritatis

By Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture, Jan 10, 2023

Jeffrey Mirus holds a Ph.D. in intellectual history from Princeton University. A co-founder of Christendom College, he also pioneered Catholic Internet services. He is the founder of Trinity Communications and CatholicCulture.org.

I know the Liturgical Year begins with Advent. But it is at the close of the Christmas Season and our re-entry into Ordinary Time that we begin to realize that we must in some sense struggle through another year as Christians.

I have been thinking about this more seriously than usual on this first day of Ordinary Time in 2023 because one of my grandsons is preparing for Confirmation, and I am blessed and grateful to have been asked to be his sponsor. Part of the preparation calls for the confirmandi to ask their sponsors a series of questions, and the questions are worth reflecting on for all of us: ….

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