Daniel has an interesting analogy from indicating that God created out of the firmament to that God will return the wise who shine brightly, back into the heavens to “ … be like the stars forever … ” (Daniel 12:3) That is the attitude of God toward the Faithful in the Kingdom of God. The idea of shining also carries the idea of teaching.
Leading the many to justice, in Daniel 12:3, suits an
attitude of compassion from the Faithful toward groups abused by the
circumstances of life. The Church
suggests the reading from
“… shall escape …” (Daniel 12:1). Daniel explains “… some shall live forever …” (Daniel 12:2).
Psalm 16 expresses an attitude toward God as part of
While the Faithful know
Getting behind the English translation,
Latin American scholars delve into overcoming abuse as
an aspect of the
Time is a problem.
The readings for this Sunday suit the third decade of
the Rosary Mysteries of Light, namely the proclamation and coming of the
For more on sources see the Appendix file. Personal Notes are on the web site at www.western-civilization.com/CBQ/Personal%20Notes
 N.a., International Commission on English in the Liturgy: A Joint Commission of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences, The Roman Ritual: Revised by Decree of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council and published by Authority of Pope Paul IV: Order of Christian Funerals: Including Appendix 2: Cremation: Approved for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and Confirmed by the Apostolic See (New Jersey: Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1998) 211.