Daily Archives: 18 March 2008

DMC 52: Eucharistic Prayers

The DMC predates the Eucharistic Prayers for Masses With Children by a few years. It does reiterate the importance of the EP, and how the priest prays it: 52. The eucharistic prayer is of the greatest importance in the eucharist … Continue reading

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Rings Warm and Brown

Saturn’s rings look rather warm from this new image on the Cassini web page. In this view, you’ll see the “dark” side of the rings. Sunlight has a harder time getting through the particles or not, so the banding will … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Scheduling Form II

In a little while, I’ll be heading back to church to set up for tonight’s communal reconciliation liturgy. Our pastor has moved the school observances to early in Advent and Lent. He has had less success with deanery priests to … Continue reading

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B16, Meet Marty Haugen

Noting the consternation on the conservative tilt in the blogosphere about these musical/liturgical/pastoral choices for Pope 2008 in Washington DC, especially the Mass of Creation. There is aggrieved wonder that the most overused Mass setting in American history will be … Continue reading

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Triduum Scriptures: A New Testament Encounter

Last night, we hosted a dinner event for parish lectors. Plus any interested parishioners. I introduced some (others already knew of it) to the practice of Lectio Divina. We gave them these New Testament Scriptures for reflection this coming week. … Continue reading

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