Daily Archives: 21 March 2009

RCIA 9: The Role of the Community

Sections nine through sixteen in RCIA outline the “Ministries and Offices” of initiation ministry in the Church. First on the list is “the local Church.” This is a long and meaty section. Counting the reference to “active participation,” no less … Continue reading

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The End of Spring Break

While our intrepid students are close to completing their Spring Break service trips, here on the home front, we’ve had a flurry of activity ourselves. Thursday I took a day off and we piled in the car to visit Brit’s … Continue reading

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Scared or Sacred

The e-mail from VOTF reported that … Voice of the Faithful members in southwest Florida are no longer allowed to hold their annual VOTF mass at the local Catholic church. The pastor spread a message that the Eucharist was “so … Continue reading

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African Synod Document Addresses Liturgy

The big African Masses, by some assessments, are done too well, so what do you suppose the working document for the upcoming African synod has to say? One has to scroll down to sections 79 through 86 to catch the … Continue reading

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