Daily Archives: 11 November 2010

Once and Future Presidents

dotCommonweal shines some light on conservative musings on the likely next USCCB president. Typically, there’s nothing much to say on the current one. Was Cardinal George’s blunder a bigger clunker? It was post-charter. It ignored his own review board–supposed experts … Continue reading

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OCF 183-203: Differences Between Funeral Mass and Funeral Outside Mass

For the introductory rites (OCF 183-190), no difference. The Liturgy of the Word includes the readings, homily, and general intercessions (191-193). Also the Lord’s Prayer (194). According to OCF 195, this “celebration may include holy communion.” This portion is covered … Continue reading

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