Daily Archives: 17 August 2009

Integration, Liturgical Style

It’s tough enough when parishes are closed, let alone on six weeks’ notice. Observances for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle B will be celebrated in thirteen fewer parishes in the Archdiocese of Miami. Lots of hurt to go … Continue reading

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Confirmation: A Problematic History?

(This is Neil) For some time, I’ve wanted to continue discussing the sacrament of confirmation. See here, one of the not uncommon posts where the comments are better than the original post. In this post, we’ll look more at the … Continue reading

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Mapping the Seven

K-State researchers have pinned down the seven deadly sins on a map. Were Thomas Voight and his colleagues trying to indict a region, or perhaps a particular city? I don’t think we started this to send a message to anyone. … Continue reading

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RCIA 130: Presentation of the Catechumens

After the homily, the rituals of the rite of election begin. 130. After the homily, the priest in charge of the catechumens’ initiation, or a deacon, a catechist, or a representative of the community, presents the candidates, using the following … Continue reading

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