Daily Archives: 15 November 2008

Synod Propositions

The proposition of synod bishops to permit women to be officially¬†installed in the ministry of lectors got a lot of press. It wasn’t the only liturgy-slanted suggestion. Proposition 15 suggests that priests need help in preparing homilies, and a “homiletic … Continue reading

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PCS 100: Preparations for Anointing

The introduction to Anointing makes sound suggestions for the preparation of the celebration, including the assistance of family, friends, and faith community:¬† The priest should inquire about the physical and spiritual condition of the sick person and he should become … Continue reading

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This is something akin to the Onion style of newsreporting, but if CNS posts it, it must be true. The German Diocese of Essen is mimicking the Italian beach effort described here earlier this year. Diocesan spokeman Winfried Dolhausen is … Continue reading

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