Monthly Archives: March 2010

Snacking on the Word: Luke 19:38

The first gospel reading today hardly gets much attention, being outside and all. If the weather’s nice, that’s an attraction. If not, energy is utilized for shivering, not listening. Not to mention the powerhouse reading of the Passion, plus Paul’s … Continue reading

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Watch P2Y

That’s “Pope2You.” Online streaming of Holy Week and Easter liturgies. I presume Chrism Mass, plus the Triduum. An impressive menu of possibilities. Any thoughts or users out there?

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The Armchair Liturgist: Palm and Other Processions

Did your parish have a good procession this weekend for Palm Sunday? Do your people have an expectation of doing an outside to inside walk in good cheer? Or do they prefer a certain minimalism: watch the clergy hoof it? … Continue reading

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LTP Offers MR3 Site

Liturgy Training Publications has their Revised Roman Missal site up and running. One interesting feature is “Your Story.” Comments are up for a diocese and a few parishes and what they’re doing. At PrayTell, Fr Anthony Ruff offers this observation: … Continue reading

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Dust of a Saturday

James Martin summarizes the sex abuse cover-up as well as I’ve seen in a relatively short space at HuffPo. I began browsing the comments there. It’s difficult, but a worthwhile read to see what the world is saying. Especially for … Continue reading

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RCIA 403-404: Community and Sponsor

The community has no less a role with baptized Christians seeking complete initiation that with catechumens. 403. Just as it helps catechumens, the Christian community should also help these adults by its love and prayer (see RCIA 4, 75.2) and … Continue reading

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Church on the Ball

A nice-looking web site from Africa on the upcoming World Cup tournament, a first that an African nation hosts, and the opportunity of faith: This is an opportunity to highlight the important role that sport plays in our African cultures. … Continue reading

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