Daily Archives: 9 March 2009

Pope Benedict on Liturgy

One curious thing about the pope’s Q&A with Roman priests is the length of the questions. Or should it be the length of the preaching before the question is popped: Hence, this is my question: Given our specificity, and without … Continue reading

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RCIA 2: Introducing a Complete Rite

2. This rite includes not simply the celebration of the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, and eucharist, but also all the rites belonging to the catechumenate. Endorsed by the ancient practice of the Church, a catechumenate that would be suited to … Continue reading

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Taking Care With Communion Ministry

Gavin’s comments on Communion Ministers only underscore what I think the key problem in the ministry seems to be: insufficient mindfulness on the part of the clergy. Gavin’s solution is to take the administration of the ministry out of the … Continue reading

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