Daily Archives: 23 April 2007

Inter Oecumenici on Sacramentals (76-77)

A quick post on two sections of IO: VII. SACRAMENTALS (SC 79) 76. For the blessing of candles on 2 February and of ashes on Ash Wednesday just one of the prayers for these in the Missale Romanum suffices. 77. … Continue reading

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Astronaut Perspective on Earth (Day)

SPACE.com’s Seth Borenstein assembled a nice set of quotes for Earth Day. Since Earth Day is already two days ago Dwon Under I guess I’d better put up this post sooner, rather than later. For Earth Day this year — … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: How Much VT?

Amy and a few others have asked about it: how much of the Virginia Tech shootings did you hear at Sunday Mass? I’ll tell you our bulletin printers offered us a portion of a cover, which we declined after an … Continue reading

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Referrals

Ever since we switched to WordPress, I’ve been fascinated by the referrals they tell us about. I noticed today that we’ve gotten a few dozen visitors from New Advent and their page spolighting blogs. For some reason, instead of Neil’s … Continue reading

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Inter Oecumenici on the Rite of Marriage (70-75)

The Rite of Marriage gets six sections in our document. Let’s tune in and see what the Consilium said … VI. RITE OF MARRIAGE (SC 78) 70. Unless there is some good, excusing reason, marriage shall be celebrated within Mass, … Continue reading

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