Daily Archives: 23 January 2012

Look MaChurch, No Hands!

An interesting online initiative: We are convinced of the great spiritual harm inflicted on the Catholic faithful by the practice of Communion received on the hand. We are asking the Holy Father to personally intervene to restore once again the … Continue reading

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Thomas Aquinas Novena, Day Four: Priest

Opening Prayer Glory Be … Scripture Every high priest chosen from among mortals is put in charge of things pertaining to God on their behalf, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He is able to deal gently with the … Continue reading

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GIRM 175-177: The Deacon in the Liturgy of the Word

The deacon’s duties at the proclamation of the Gospel are at the center of this section: 175. During the singing of the Alleluia or other chant, if incense is being used, the Deacon ministers to the Priest as he puts … Continue reading

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GDC 118: “Methodological principle for the presentation of the message”

We wrap up Chapter I (GDC 94-118) of Part Two (92-136) today. The title quoted above references part III, chapter 2 of the GDC (148-162), where methodology will be unwrapped in more detail. 118. The norms and criteria indicated in … Continue reading

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