Daily Archives: 2 August 2007

Thirty-Five Years

One of my numismatic acquisitions on our recent vacation was this commemorative coin honoring the 25th anniversary of Canada’s hockey triumph over the USSR. It’s hard this far south in the US to find Canadian coins. This item has been … Continue reading

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Liturgicae Instaurationes 3d-g: Texts

Tonight we continue with the second part of Liturgicae Instaurationes 3, looking at considerations for the texts of the then-new Roman Missal: d. Broad options are given for the choice of prayers. Especially on weekdays in Ordinary Time the sources … Continue reading

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Mass Kit

My wife received a gift many years ago. It looks like a crucifix, metallic, but otherwise not too unusual: After we married, I found the back … … could open up. Guess what? Anita’s crucifix was a Mass kit.

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‘07 Travelogue 2

We spent a late Sunday afternoon in Mason City, Iowa with friends Nancy and Paul. They showed us the Meredith Wilson historical stuff (Music Man, remember?) and some local homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright students. At left is a … Continue reading

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The Eucharist in the West

(This is Neil.) An article in the March 2007 New Blackfriars, written by the Jesuit theologian Michael McGuckian, is ambitiously titled “The Eucharist in the West.” Fortunately, Fr McGuckian tells us that he wants to “concentrate on one particular issue, … Continue reading

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Liturgicae Instaurationes 3a-c: Mostly Music

This is a lengthy section. I’ll be splitting up this section into two posts. Today’s post leans more to music than what follows in d through g. Comment on anything you wish in the boxes. 3. The liturgical texts themselves, … Continue reading

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