Daily Archives: 16 April 2010

The Armchair Liturgist: Managing the Sprinkling Rite

The Roman  Missal provides an option in place of a penitential rite. During Easter, some parishes employ the “Rite of Blessing and Sprinkling Holy Water.” Does yours? How often do you use this rite outside of the Easter season? Did … Continue reading

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Why I Stay

Lately I’ve seen a spate of blogosphere posts from Catholics responding to the question, “Why do you stay?” Rarely am I asked this question. My younger brother, who had some negative experiences with the institution (namely, high school) drifted away … Continue reading

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