Daily Archives: 26 May 2007

Tres Abhinc Annos: Options in the Texts for Mass (1-3)

Leading off the “second instruction” is a chapter entitled, “Options in the Texts for Mass.” Here it is: 1. Outside Lent, on days of class III, the Mass either of the office of the day or of the commemoration made … Continue reading

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Cattle Call Confirmation

That’s how Maureen Wittman’s experience at a Grand Rapids confirmation went. In Western Michigan, they tell the youth, sponsors, and family to truck up the road to the cathedral. (Wasn’t there some saying about Mohammed and a mountain?) Can somebody … Continue reading

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Contests of Song and Other Disinvite Fodder

Zenit reported last week that pop singer Guy Sebastian‘s song was chosen as the official anthem for Australia’s World Youth Day in ’08. Since they didn’t pick my song, I didn’t really pay much attention. According to Bishop Anthony Fisher, … Continue reading

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