Daily Archives: 27 January 2009

FOCA Watch: Hospitals Not Worried

CNS has a short piece on FOCA. Internet action is described as “rumor” and “misleading.” Catholic Health Association president Sister Carol Keehan: There’s no sense of ominous danger threatening health care institutions. … I don’t believe that FOCA will pass, … Continue reading

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Williamson and the Bad Roads Ahead

Lots of action on the PR front against Bishop Richard Williamson. On CNS, a feature runs down many opinions on the SSPX prelate. “Foolish” is the word from Cardinal Walter Kasper. “Such gibberish in unacceptable.” L’Osservatore Romano put it on … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Kind of Wine

This week’s Zenit Liturgy feature question covers the topic of wine. You can check the link ahead of time, or you can pontificate from the purple chair (what happens in your parish and/or what would happen were you in charge): … Continue reading

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PCS 239-240: Introductory Rites

These sections cover the introductory rites. In order, the priest leads the sick person and others present with a ritual greeting (239), and an instruction that includes a Scripture passage (240). 239. The priest greets the sick person and the … Continue reading

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