Daily Archives: 5 December 2009


The recommendation from Fr Michael Ryan in America’s December 14th issue. A sensible commentary from an experienced pastor gets labelled “loony” in one quarter. Go read the whole piece, but here’s a bit from his conclusion: In short, what if … Continue reading

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RCIA 237-240: Renewal of Baptismal Promises

Let’s look at the rubric first, noting that this renewal only takes place at the Easter Vigil. When baptism, confirmation, and First Eucharist are celebrated at another time, this renewal is not used: 237. After the celebration of baptism, the … Continue reading

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