Daily Archives: 9 February 2011

Joys of MR3 No More

Fr Anthony Ruff’s defection from the “joys of MR3″ side is sure getting a lot of e-time in the blogosphere. Some people are really pee-oh’ed about it. Or a little too gleeful for my taste. It’s making me reconsider what … Continue reading

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Vatican Clarification on Confession App

I saw this clarification piece on Zenit, but it seemed pretty clear to me that “Confession: A Roman Catholic App” wasn’t like those nutty pretenders. Patrick Leinen, developer: This app is intended to help a person prepare for the sacrament of … Continue reading

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Continuity: A Careful Consideration

Many writers, with perhaps Pope Benedict foremost among them, have written of the value of continuity in liturgy, especially in liturgical reform. I don’t wish to dismiss the virtue of continuity out of hand, but I would like to put … Continue reading

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GILM 5: “Christ himself is the center”

Hebrew Scriptures, Christian Scriptures: in liturgy each proclaims the mystery of the second person of the Trinity. And what is that mystery? No less than God’s entire plan of salvation: 5. When in celebrating the Liturgy the Church proclaims both the … Continue reading

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