Daily Archives: 30 March 2008

IRC 1-2: Dignity of Confirmation

The nineteen sections of the Confirmation Rite’s introduction give us a reminder of the importance of the sacrament in the life of the Church: 1. Those who have been baptized continue on the path of Christian initiation through the sacrament … Continue reading

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Upcoming Liturgy Action

As promised a few months ago, we’ll continue our examination of the first stage of rites prepared by the CDWDS and translated by ICEL in the 1970′s. We’ll skip the rites that were fortunate to see a revision in the … Continue reading

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Looking Out

The life of our pets features some curious interactions. The dog is permitted outdoor activity, and the cats, especially Splinter, keep a close watch over this. Our white cat will often cry at the kitchen door when Ellie is ready … Continue reading

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame

If the media is reporting it here, and here, can it be true? CNS News Hub finds the error. I don’t even follow the team, but I know the Nats are on the road the week the pope is in … Continue reading

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Wedding Lectionary: Genesis 24:48-51, 58-67

Abraham is old and widowed. He entrusts a servant to arrange a marriage for his son. Just two chapters after the interrupted sacrifice of Isaac (Imagine the family baggage in that clan!) the rare wedding Mass is treated to a highly edited version … Continue reading

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