Daily Archives: 6 November 2006

F Ring Glitches

Today’s Cassini image shows the effect of a 60-mile moon on Saturn’s F-Ring. The science guys at the Cassini site describe it for you: When Prometheus comes close to the F ring in its orbit, the moon’s gravity tugs on … Continue reading

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I’m still learning the software for WordPress, so bear with me as things shift and change here. Still to do for today: – Figure out how to get pictures from my computer into the posts. The URL links are fine. … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 29

Vatican II addresses lay liturgical ministry: Servers, lectors, commentators, and members of the choir also exercise a genuine liturgical function. They ought, therefore, to discharge their office with the sincere piety and decorum demanded by so exalted a ministry and … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 28

Important advice from the council bishops: In liturgical celebrations each person, minister or lay(person), who has an office to perform, should do all of, but only, those parts which pertain to his office by the nature of the rite and … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 27

If I had a counter, this is the fifth explicit reference to “active participation” in the liturgy constitution. While the council acknowledges long-held Catholic teaching about any of the Church’s liturgies being a communal enterprise, it states the preference for … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Weddings at Sunday Mass

  Anne brings up a topic with which I’ve had some experience. How many others have, too? How many of you celebrate a wedding within Sunday Eucharist? That’s not a new concept coming from Vatican II. My parents were wedded … Continue reading

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