Daily Archives: 3 February 2009

PCS 276-277: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist

276. Anyone, catechumen or not, who is in danger of death may be baptized with the short rite that follows, as long as such a person is not at the point of death and is able to hear and answer … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Servers Incensing the People

My new parish doesn’t have to consider this possibility; we don’t have kids or adults, really, serving consistently as servers or acolytes. But the question came to Zenit’s liturgy guru as such: I know of a priest who has the … Continue reading

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Polyester

When I posted the photo with the piece on women religious I knew I had found the garb I’ve been used to seeing women religious wear since at least the mid-80′s. Cotton. Sensible cotton: a denim jumper and a skirt … Continue reading

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PCS 275: Christian Initiation for the Dying

The considerations of initiating a dying person cover the last major portion of the rites of pastoral care of the sick (275-296). We’ll take it in several posts, starting with the first of six sections of the introduction: 275. The … Continue reading

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