Daily Archives: 25 November 2007

Rite of Penance (RP)

With this post we begin our examination of the Catholic Rite of Penance. The Rite was promulgated on 2 December 1974. First we’ll tackle the introduction and its forty sections. Its corollary would be the GIRM to the Roman Missal, … Continue reading

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Mindless Conformity

Thanks to John for using and explaining the term “human respect.” He provided an instructive link to an essay elaborating on the concept. I think a more accurate description is “mindless conformity.” Respect is an important virtue. It is both … Continue reading

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Signing Without Deaf People Present

Here’s an interesting question that arrived by e-mail: I am on a quest for information about if it is liturgically correct to sign (yes, sign, not sing) while singing songs at Mass. This often occurs during the teen Mass. During … Continue reading

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