Daily Archives: 6 May 2008

The Armchair Liturgist: Pentecost

C’mon, fess up. How many of you are doing a Pentecost vigil in your parish this Saturday? Fr Bosco Peters has some resources at this link. And by vigil, I mean the proper readings, not just doused lights. Anybody daring … Continue reading

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HCWEOM 105-108: More on Processions

These four sections give the rubrics for a Eucharistic Procession. There is no “black” really, just walking, praying, singing, and readings. 105. The priest who carries the blessed sacrament may wear the vestments used for the celebration of Mass if … Continue reading

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Nuns & Guns

Do you think the CJ and his fellow Catholics on the SCOTUS will pony up a little extra cash for the Religious Retirement Fund this December? Seems like the least they could do after ensuring elderly citizens got the shaft … Continue reading

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Where’s The Hemorrhage?

CNS has young Catholics on its radar today as likely to be inactive and falling away from their practice of the faith. Father John Cusick, “father” of Theology on Tap: “If Catholic youth ministry is so good, where are all … Continue reading

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