Daily Archives: 29 March 2010

Happy Clappy Support

I applaud those who know Pope Benedict needs prayerful support. Not sure what to make of a twenty-second “long” ovation at an archbishop’s urging at the end of Palm Sunday Mass. I also appreciate the archbishop’s call for fairness in … Continue reading

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I’ll Take Republicans for $2000, Alex

Do you like Jeopardy? Here’s an answer; click the link to get the question: Because it keeps the GOP coffers full. As one commenter noted, benefits to the poor will start rolling in about 2013, so even if the president … Continue reading

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RCIA 405-406: Welcoming and the Word

The first public celebration of drawing baptized, but uncatechized adults into the community is the Rite of Welcoming (RCIA 411-433) described briefly here: 405. The period of preparation is made holy by means of liturgical celebrations. The first of these … Continue reading

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