Daily Archives: 23 January 2010

RCIA 277: Optional Election for Children

Count me suspicious, slightly, that the optional rite of election may be more about a pastoral concession for the clergy rather than for children. It does highlight the relative importance of the various rites, the steps through which catechumens progress … Continue reading

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The People of the Covenant

(This is Neil) If you are like me, you have already concluded that there is far too much to read, and, consequently, have stopped reading most comment sections. However, I found the following comment by the scholar Philip A. Cunningham, … Continue reading

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Day 6 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2010

(This is Neil) Day 6 Theme: Witness through Faithfulness to the Scriptures Text – Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us? (Luke 24:32) … Continue reading

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Day 5 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2010

(This is Neil. I’m sorry that I was unable to post this yesterday.) Day 5 Theme: Witness through suffering Text – Was it not necessary that the Messiah should suffer these things and then enter into his glory? (Luke 24:26) … Continue reading

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Musical Weekend

A good weekend in progress. I just got back from Taize Prayer at the International Student Retreat. I drove out to a nearby parish hosting the event. A committee rep and I prepared five Taize chants linked with silent periods: … Continue reading

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