Daily Archives: 17 February 2010

Snacking on the Word: 2 Corinthians 5:20a

Today you get the vigorous prophet Joel telling of a nation so caught up in repentance, the whole populace contributes, sparing not even the newlyweds. Just picture if Bridezillas and their consorts were sucked in to the fray. Jesus preaches … Continue reading

Posted in Scripture | 4 Comments

Summit Fallout

I’ve caught a few reports from the “outside” as the Irish Bishops’ meeting concluded yesterday. I was surprised that the official reports from Rome seemed to miss the mark on culpability and why the laity are so upset. With charity, … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

RCIA 306-308: When and With Whom?

Easter Vigil is the strong preference. Sunday, certainly, for the conferral of the initiation sacraments. But Roman pragmatism allows for exceptions: 306. If the sacraments of initiation are celebrated at a time other than the Easter Vigil or Easter Sunday, … Continue reading

Posted in post-conciliar liturgy documents, RCIA, Rites | Leave a comment