Daily Archives: 7 September 2009

RCIA 150-151: First Scrutiny, Liturgy of the Word

The outline of the Scrutiny is simple: LITURGY OF THE WORD Readings Homily Invitation to Silent Prayer Intercessions for the Elect Exorcism Dismissal of the Elect The rubrics on “Readings” 150. The texts and the readings for Mass are always … Continue reading

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Generating Scandal

Deal Hudson doesn’t get it. Bishop Morlino does not locate the sin in the public criticism of the funeral, however: “From the earliest days of the Church it was defined as sinful to enjoy the thought that someone might be … Continue reading

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Merton’s Popularity

Posts and discussions afoot on America (Austen Ivereigh) and dotCommonweal (Robert Imbelli) on Weakland on Thomas Merton. I’ve been rereading Merton, though at a glacial pace, over the past few weeks. After many years of not reading him, my return … Continue reading

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