Daily Archives: 29 November 2010

Light on Light of the World

The pope’s new book is getting a lot of Catholic press these days: little trickles about condoms, worthiness for the priesthood, and such. One of the almost-daily reviews on Zenit highlights Benedict XVI as “a Pope who walks with us.” … Continue reading

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Saints and the World

I was thinking I needed a companion this Advent. It’s now been a month since my last retreat, and before the routine of everyday life overwhelms my experiences and memories, maybe it would be good to seek some guidance. Thomas … Continue reading

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“Thank You, South Africa”

The New Zealand bishops had a bit of overseas help when they printed out their spanking-new worship aid for Implementation Weekend. Jeffrey Tucker links the sheet at the Chant Cafe. Now we get to see what all the I-hate-you-hierarchy fuss … Continue reading

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OCF 219: Committal

The words of committal follow, one of two options given in OCF 219, or one of four options (a bit more specialized) given in OCF 406. Option A was included in the first edition of OCF. I’ll give the second, … Continue reading

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