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Papal preacher devotes Lenten sermon to receiving God’s word

February 26, 2016

Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the Capuchin Franciscan friar who has served as preacher to the papal household since 1980, delivered a Lenten sermon on February 26 entitled “Receive with Meekness the Implanted Word: A Reflection on the Dogmatic Constitution Dei Verbum.”

The two main sections of Father Cantalamessa’s sermon, preached in the Pope’s presence, were “a God who speaks” and “lectio divina.”


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