Daily Archives: 16 November 2006

More on Participatio

The neoparticipatio folks are at it again, dredging up six-year-old articles that weren’t that good to begin with. A canon lawyer takes a shot at choral renditions of the Mass ordinary. I wouldn’t have been impressed had I read the … Continue reading

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Same Sex Behavior Among Animals

Animals engaging in homosexual behavior, from LiveScience.com. It’s long been a myth that homosexuality is a sentient choice of human beings alone. Copulation could be used for alliance and protection among animals of the same sex. In situations when a … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 49

This brief section introduces specific decrees regarding the Mass (50-58, following in the next few days): For this reason the sacred Council, having in mind those Masses which are celebrated with the assistance of the faithful, especially on Sundays and … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 48

It is because of the intention of the Lord, and the reality of all the things that the Eucharistic celebration is that the council reaffirms yet again, the principles of participation: The Church, therefore, earnestly desires that Christ’s faithful, when … Continue reading

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