Daily Archives: 2 February 2010

Implementing the Missal: Snapshot 2

I can’t really offer implementation tales from the liturgy front without mentioning a few of the plans from my own parish. We’ve just formed a music committee to assist in the oversight of new repertoire and preparing music for Sundays … Continue reading

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Implementing the Missal: Snapshot 1

I heard from a ministry colleague that once the new Missal becomes official, her pastor will dispose of all the hymnals in her parish. A lot of questions come to mind on this one. First, how many Catholics pay attention … Continue reading

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Should I Be Worried?

I ran into the archbishop today. He’s in town for an Operation Andrew dinner, in which men sit down with him and a few local priests and get a sense of the priestly life from those who live it. Anyway, … Continue reading

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RCIA 293-294: Penitential Rites, How Many?

Adult elect are “scrutinized” three times. Yet as we shall see, the RCIA only gives one penitential rite for children of catechetical age. What’s up with that? RCIA 293 reminds us that children, godparents, and baptized companions participate in the … Continue reading

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