Daily Archives: 23 September 2009

Fr Rosica on Self-Criticism and Humility

Zenit posts a reflection on Sunday’s readings. Thomas Rosica, CBS, has been under fire lately for calling out LifeSite and acting in a generally un-echo-like manner toward other pro-lifers. Was it serendipidity that he landed this weekend’s gospel and this … Continue reading

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CCHD: The Sequel

The annual CCHD collection is coming up in a few months. No surprise that the Catholic Right is packing for a shootout. Again. Deal Hudson has his usual pink-slip solution ready. (Doesn’t this man ever think of something besides putting … Continue reading

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Dress Up

Deacon Greg picks up on the seemingly endless discussion on what to wear to church. I’ve never felt particularly insulted by plummeting dress codes in church–I see it all over. When I walk back from the ISU libbrary, I often … Continue reading

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Anything To Hide?

Richard McBrien seem to make something of the rumors afoot on changes from Rome on liturgical style, specifically Communion on the tongue and hiding the celebration of the Eucharist (more accurate than “facing East” or the priest “turning his back” … Continue reading

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RCIA 155-156: Dismissal & Eucharist

These last sections wrap up the celebration of the First Scrutiny. There is no real difference from other dismissal rituals that conclude the other rites we’ve seen (RCIA 67, 116, 136) or the prescriptions for the celebration of the Eucharist … Continue reading

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