Daily Archives: 2 June 2009

RCIA 67-68: Dismissal and Eucharist

Let’s finish up the Rite of Acceptance, shall we? In the ancient Church, the “Liturgy of the Catechumens,” (everything at Mass up to, but not including the offertory) ended here and only fully initiated Christians remained for the Eucharistic mysteries. … Continue reading

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Pro-Lifers: Not As Crazy As You Think

Somehow, I think the Catholic Right should get off this meme. None of this should happen, let’s state clearly. But given that there are 800,000 abortions each year, and that tens of millions of Americans believe these acts are morally … Continue reading

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