Daily Archives: 8 March 2012

Peter Reopens The Thirteen

Thirteen parishes in Cleveland ordered reopened. What to think? American lawyer Peter Borre: something of a smack down Last parishioner to close the door on St Patrick: I keep on pinching myself, like wow, this is really real. It really … Continue reading

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What Is Needed Beyond The First Step

I noted that CNS picked up Bishop Richard Malone’s retooling of the culturewar. Most unsurprising was this bit: Brian Souchet, director of the diocesan Office for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, told Catholic News Service March 6 that some … Continue reading

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GDC 174: Four Criteria For Adult Catechesis

Every so often, GDC provides a list. Here are four key components for fruitful adult catechesis: 174. Among the criteria which assure an authentic and effective adult catechesis, mention must be made of the following: (Cf. Adult Catechesis in the … Continue reading

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GIRM 335-336: Material and Design

A lot of fuss from Rome in the past decade or two about the blurring of roles at Mass. But honestly, except for children who are altar servers and the very occasional choir robe, in North America, vestments are all … Continue reading

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