Daily Archives: 9 December 2008

New Liturgy Head in the Curia

It’s not under wraps anymore; Rock has the goods (here and here) on the new head of the CDWDS (Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments). Perhaps it is a good sign when one brings one’s own … Continue reading

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PCS 149-153: Anointing in a Hospital or Institution

Form 3 for anointing is an abbreviated rite that takes place in a hospital or similar facility. The introduction, posted in its entirety here, is five sections long, and in the next post, we’ll cover the rite itself (PCS 154-160) … Continue reading

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Early Music

My old parish has hired my replacement and he’s off to a good start, from what I can tell by the parish web page. Before I arrived in ’02, this parish agonized over music at the early 7:30 Mass. The pastor who … Continue reading

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