Daily Archives: 14 September 2010

Papal Rightspeak

I see some Catholic conservatives are all atwitter about an “embarrassing” list of preferred terms for the papal pilgrimage to Britain this week. To be honest, I don’t get the problem. Non-Catholics do refer to things Catholic in sometimes inaccurate … Continue reading

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OCF 121-127: Rite of Transfer of the Body

The outlines for this rite is as follows: Invitation Scripture Verse Litany The Lord’s Prayer Concluding Prayer Invitation to the Procession Procession to the Church or to the Place of Committal The invitation (OCF 121) and Scripture verse (122) are … Continue reading

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New Ministers

One of my favorite tasks as a liturgist is to conduct orientation for new liturgical ministers. It wasn’t always so. At my present parish we have different procedures in place for the different ministries. Sacristans, for example, do not have … Continue reading

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