Daily Archives: 20 April 2007

Inter Oecumenici on the Homily and Prayer of the Faithful (53-56)

We have an early post-conciliar definition of the homily (as opposed to a sermon) and for the sake of the edification of the faithful, an emphasis on Scripture and the liturgical year: III. HOMILY (SC 52) 53. There shall be … Continue reading

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Watch What I Say

On the thread Jostling With St Joe, a parishioner took exception to my reply to BarbaraKB’s suggestion that the important calendar in my parish is being kept by the folks who run the wonderful St Joseph Table. Here it is:  … Continue reading

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Inter Oecumenici on the Liturgy of the Word (49-52)

The document takes the next four sections to go into a bit more detail on the Liturgy of the Word. Lessons seems to be the word for readings from the Old Testament and maybe Acts. Epistle seems self-explanatory. But I … Continue reading

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Singing the New Creed, Plus Some Lingo

Another lengthy bit from Valle Adurni on the leak of the latest English draft of the Ordo Missae. I’ll confess up front I don’t get the priority on singing the Creed as compared to singing psalms, acclamations, and even hymns. … Continue reading

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Tan and Gold with Blue Fringe

For those who like space images with color, Saturn provides it here in this February image from earlier this year. Cassini has the vantage of being high over the southern hemisphere. If this were the Earth, the probe would be … Continue reading

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Generations of Faith 2

I see and hear GOF working well in area parishes. Naturally, when we have meetings or workshops, the shining examples are usually trotted out to encourage the rest of us. One good aspect would include the communal meal and the … Continue reading

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