Daily Archives: 27 September 2011

GDC 9: Reflections and Principles

So what’s the point of this document, then? We have a catechism; isn’t that enough? 9. The object of this Directory is clearly the same as that pursued by the 1971 Directory. It attempts to provide those fundamental theologico-pastoral principles … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 104-105

The CDWDS may take over, preparing translations and approving them: 104. For the good of the faithful, the Holy See reserves to itself the right to prepare translations in any language, and to approve them for liturgical use.[Code of Canon … Continue reading

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Another Word of Rupture

Rita Ferrone writes in praise of rupture on PrayTell. Comments closed there, but she has a significant word for rupture: Birth I have another: Conversion Long-time readers know this is one of my favorite memes. But it’s also a serious … Continue reading

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10 C’s

I’m sure y’all have seen this, right? The 10 Commandments via Txt Msg  1. no1 b4 me. srsly.  2. dnt wrshp pix/idols  3. no omg’s  4. no wrk on w/end (sat 4 now; sun l8r)  5. pos ok – ur … Continue reading

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Twelve Months In Church

Praise and howling from the usual suspects on this initiative to send legal offenders to church instead of incarceration. I wonder how few realize that a penitentiary has roots in the ancient order of penitents, that serious sinners were placed … Continue reading

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GDC 8: Outline

Here’s what’s ahead of us, as we saw in my post last week that recounted the outline. GDC 8 gives some details behind all the headings: 8. The General Directory for Catechesis, while retaining the basic structure of that of … Continue reading

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