Daily Archives: 15 July 2009

SttL on Lay Ministry

Can and do lay people exercise authentic ministry in the Catholic Church? Years ago, the answer to this seemed to be a no-brainer. In some quarters, and in recent years, a certain retrenchment has attempted to swing the Church back … Continue reading

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RCIA 100-101: Anointing Catechumens, When and What

Two more sections prepare the faith community to anoint catechumens: 100. The anointing ordinarily takes place after the homily in a celebration of the word of God (see RCIA 89), and is conferred on each of the catechumens; this rite … Continue reading

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