Daily Archives: 29 August 2008

Ordination Rites: Ordination of a Deacon 27-28

The end of the diaconate ordination posts: LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST 27. The Order of Mass is followed with these changes: a) The new deacon brings the offerings for the celebration to the bishop and assists him at the altar. … Continue reading

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Music For The Jesuits

Angela Mariani has a two-part series on her early music program, Harmonia, entitled, “Music for the Jesuits.” Part I is online and part II airs this coming week. There seems to be a glitch on the posting of part I’s … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Folding Purificators

I had a nice chat with the parishioner who oversees purificator laundering. Lots of history for me to learn, plus discussions on procedures and such. At what point do we retire “holey” linens, I was asked. A few purificators have … Continue reading

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Cheering on the Beach, Holding a Towel

It’s alternately funny and sad to see conservative Catholics attempting ecumenism. Just as reform2 is sometimes an attempt to recover some idealized golden age of liturgy, I get the sense that for some Catholics, ecumenism is all about standing on … Continue reading

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