Daily Archives: 25 November 2009

Vow of Silence

Non-cooperation seems to be the widespread response to the Vatican investigation of women religious. From Tom Fox at NCR: With about half of the responses from the nation’s 59,000 women religious accounted for, only about one percent answered, as directed, … Continue reading

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RCIA 222: Prayer Over The Water

This is one of three very long prayers of the Easter Vigil. The rubrics are as follows: 222. After the Litany of the Saints, the celebrant blesses the water, using the blessing formulary given in option A. When baptism is … Continue reading

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Advent For Thugs

Here’s the schedule: During Advent, St. Cecilia Parish in Detroit hosting four “Thug Sundays” with 8:30 a.m. Mass and a community-wide gun buyback: Saturday, Nov. 28 – The St. Cecilia gun buyback, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 10400 Stoepel St., Detroit Sunday, … Continue reading

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