Daily Archives: 15 October 2010

Murals That “Detract” From Christ

Do murals have a place in Catholic churches? Does the fact that Michelangelo’s art adorns the Sistine Chapel, for example, “detract” from the celebration of Mass there? Could be a good thing that Fr. Benito Hernandez isn’t in Rome. Fr … Continue reading

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OCF 148-149: Procession to the Place of Committal

After the funeral, its time for a procession: 148. At the conclusion of the funeral liturgy, the procession is formed and the body is accompanied to the place of committal. This final procession of the funeral rite mirrors the journey … Continue reading

Posted in Order of Christian Funerals, post-conciliar liturgy documents, Rites | 1 Comment

Green Bay Catholics Come Home

The Diocese of Green Bay reported a seven percent increase in Mass attendance from October 2009 to April 2010 after a series of television commercials aired urging Catholics to “come home.” A few comments here … Taking October as the … Continue reading

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