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Daily Archives: 26 November 2006
We finish up Vatican II’s look at liturgical baptism with a point of liturgical trivia: Except during Eastertide, baptismal water may be blessed within the rite of baptism itself by an approved shorter formula.
Get the goods on Catherine of Alexandria from this great blog Ask Sister Mary Martha. St. Catherine … is preaching Christianity. Her converts are promptly killed and Catherine is thrown into jail. But now she is so famous that the … Continue reading
It was his idea, you know. A Protestant Alaska pastor gets PETA’s attention for advertising a “Living Nativity.” Turns out there were only human actors: Joseph, Mary, and people dressed up in animal costumes. Baby Jesus was plastic. Untruth in … Continue reading
We continue with Vatican II directives on the theme of baptism: how to receive formally (ie, through the clergy) those who have already been baptized: In place of the rite called the “Order of supplying what was omitted in the … Continue reading