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Minute Meditations
Celebrating Unity Minute Meditations
There is no greater worship than the Mass, where we witness the salvation won for us by the Lord Jesus Christ. In all the sacraments we encounter God in a deeply personal way. In the Eucharist we also celebrate our unity with our fellow Christians.
— from Catholic and Confident

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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Marcellinus and Peter: Marcellinus and Peter were prominent enough in the memory of the Church to be included among the saints of the Roman Canon. Mention of their names is optional in our present Eucharistic Prayer I. 
<p>Marcellinus was a priest and Peter was an exorcist, that is, someone authorized by the Churh to deal with cases of demonic possession. They were beheaded during the persecution of Emperor Diocletian. Pope Damasus wrote an epitaph apparently based on the report of their executioner, and Constantine erected a basilica over the crypt in which they were buried in Rome. Numerous legends sprang from an early account of their death.</p> American Catholic Blog Faith can help us accept that the one who has died is now joined with all those who were part of his or her life, those whom they have loved and who have gone before them. We believe that they are now with God in a fuller way than was possible during their life on earth.

 
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