Daily Archives: 18 January 2009

Celtic Mass

One thing I like about my parish is that the musicians never fail to let me hear about it. The parish initiated and learned Christopher Walker’s Celtic Mass before I arrived in June. It had a good run during the summer … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgical Music | 12 Comments

PCS 223-225: Prayers for the Dead, Introduction

Chapter VII of the Pastoral Care rites is titled, “Prayers for the Dead.” It’s a brief chapter, only nine sections (223-231), but a very important pastoral outreach to the mourners of the dead. A three-section introduction: 223. This chapter contains … Continue reading

Posted in Pastoral Care of the Sick, post-conciliar liturgy documents, Rites | Leave a comment

Day 1: The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2009

(This is Neil.) Like last year (and the years before), I would like to share each day’s biblical reflections and prayers with you. They can be found on the Vatican’s website here. The first Week of Prayer for Christian Unity … Continue reading

Posted in Neil | 3 Comments

Synod Prop 16: Lectionary

The sixteenth synod proposition is simply titled “Lectionary.” It is recommended that an examination of the Roman Lectionary be initiated to see if the present selection and ordering of the readings are really adequate to the mission of the Church … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy, Scripture | 3 Comments