Daily Archives: 16 April 2007

Inter Oecumenici on Competent Liturgical Authority (20-31)

Let’s continue our look at Chapter I, where we’ve reached subheading VI which leads off with a reminder that lone ranger changers are strongly discouraged: VI. COMPETENT AUTHORITY IN LITURGICAL MATTERS (SC 22) 20. Regulation of the liturgy belongs to … Continue reading

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Diocesan Music Commission

About eight times a year, I attend the music commission meeting of my diocese. It’s one of the few opportunities I have to chat with colleagues from other parishes and from the chancery. Some mixed news from my friends today. … Continue reading

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Inter Oecumenici on Liturgical Formation (11-19)

This is a bit long, but hang with it, as it covers the topic of “The Liturgical Formation of Clerics.” 11. Regarding the liturgical formation of the clergy: In theological faculties there shall be a chair of liturgy so that … Continue reading

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Seeing Exoplanets

Observing planets of other stars: the obstacles are tremendous. We measure those distances in trillions of miles, thousands of times farther than the limit of the unaided human eye on Earth (somewhere around the orbit of planet 7, Uranus). Another … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy

Use the comment boxes for your reports on Divine Mercy happenings you experienced. The news agency Zenit is back from its Easter Octave break, and they report a very brief mention from the pope, who emphasized the Easter Octave as … Continue reading

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Inter Oecumenici on Applying Liturgical Norms (9-10)

Chapter I of Inter Oecumenici treats “General Norms,” with the first two sections titled, “How the Norms Apply.” 9. The practical norms, in the Constitution and in this Instruction, as well as practices this Instruction allows or mandates even before … Continue reading

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