Daily Archives: 6 August 2008

Open Door Policy

CNS reports on a Spanish priest advocating a 24/7 open door policy at church. What do you think? Any experience out there of a parish staying open long hours or all hours? Here’s the scoop on one attempt: Father Miguel … Continue reading

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FIYH 108: The Group Meets

We look at a single section of FIYH, but it contains a detailed description of a possible homily preparation meeting. [108] After the group has gathered and spent a few minutes quieting down, the following steps can be followed: 1. … Continue reading

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Not Much … Diplomacy

Bishop Arthur Seratelli, BCDW chair, on the new Ordo Missae: Not much of the people’s part is changed, and I think once or twice after they use it, they will hardly notice the change. Commentary: Mollie at dotCommonweal didn’t think … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Memorial Acclamations

Get used to one slightly altered and two new memorial acclamations in the new Mass: We proclaim your death, O Lord and profess your Resurrection until you come again. When we eat this Bread and drink this Cup, we proclaim … Continue reading

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