Daily Archives: 25 January 2010

Pope On The New Media

So I see the pope is promoting the New Media as a tool for evangelization. Good. The bishops laughed at the suggestion back in 2008 that the pope should start a blog. And naturally, St Blog’s sees this as sort … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2010

(This is Neil) Day 8 Theme: Witness through Hospitality Text – Have you anything here to eat? (Luke 24:41) Readings Gen 18:1-8 Let me bring a little bread, that you may refresh yourselves Psalm 146 He who gives justice to … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Saints’ Names 2010

Evangelization hums along pretty well in your parish. Your colleague, the RCIA director, speaks with you about this year’s crop of catechumens. A good group, you hear, but with the possible taint of heresy.  That perks your ears. You’ve been asked to … Continue reading

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Msgr Marini on Participation

I’ve wanted to get back to Msgr Marini’s much-touted and much-promoted address on reform2. One of the weakest points of his talk is his treatment of participation. He does concede that the principle of participation is all over the Vatican … Continue reading

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RCIA 278-280: More on Children at Election

Let’s crunch together these three sections of instruction on the Rite of Election for children of catechetical age. For the basic principles and discussion, the Rite of Election is covered in RCIA 118 and through to section 135. RCIA 278 … Continue reading

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