Daily Archives: 22 November 2010

Clothes Make the Cardinal

Interesting commentary on UCA about clothing, especially the new cardinals: With prices given in  euros, the Chasuble would cost  9,000, alb =  550, amice = 40, cassock = 550, sash = 175, socks = 20, shoes = 800, buskins = 320, … Continue reading

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Saints Point To Christ

We promote them in my parish as “Advent Pageants,” but the idea I have in mind is really more aligned with mystery plays for the modern day. One of our parishioners and I spent some of Sunday afternoon last week … Continue reading

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OCF 213: Ministry and Participation in the Rite of Committal

As it should be, the faith community is listed first under the heading of “ministry and participation.” 213. The community continues to show its concern for the mourners by participating in the rite of committal. The rite marks the separation … Continue reading

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