Daily Archives: 23 January 2008

Wedding Lectionary: Tobit 8:4b-9

One of the more beloved Old Testament selections for a wedding liturgy is the bedtime prayer of the newlyweds Sarah and Tobiah. In popularity, it probably comes in third behind the creation accounts. These two have had a rather unorthodox … Continue reading

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RBC 29: Adapting for Sunday Mass

Let’s look at Baptism during Sunday Mass. Remember that after the Easter vigil, Sunday is the preferred day for baptism, either at Mass or outside of it. I had not noted this adaptation, that during Ordinary Time or Christmas, you … Continue reading

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New Hymn Board

For my church musician colleagues out there: have you ever found a satisfactory way of announcing music at liturgy? Especially visually? I know I never have. The pastor and I have talked about phasing out the verbal announcement of music: … Continue reading

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Day 6 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2008

(This is Neil) Day 6 Pray always for grace to work with God Rejoice always, pray without ceasing (1 Thess 5:16) 2 Samuel 7:18-29 David’s prayer of praise and rejoicing Psalm 86 Incline your ear, O Lord 1 Thessalonians 5: … Continue reading

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