Daily Archives: 8 April 2010

Way Off: The Way of the Cross

Here’s a request for information, opinion, and possible collaboration on the communal devotion of the way of the cross. Over the years, I’ve used many published and unpublished resources. I’d like your opinion on them and what you have used, … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday … All Those Years Ago

Several months ago, while cleaning out a very old filing cabinet, I ran across a stack of worship aids and parish bulletins from 1972-73. Have a look at Palm Sunday’s cover: For 1973, a typical choice for a song: Assembly … Continue reading

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Soccer Spring

Starting at number 2, on the AMS White Team … My daughter, the athlete. Dad is proud.

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A Tridentine Co-Dependency

The secular media may be going after the wrong guy. If they’re intent on sniffing out the most heinous scandals, that is. I noticed a bit from last week in which some prelate thought it timely to throw John Paul … Continue reading

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RCIA 416-424: The Ritual Welcome

As with some of the other rites, I’m not picking apart these texts line by line. This Rite of Welcoming closely parallels the Rite of Acceptance for catechumens (RCIA 48-68). As with Acceptance, Welcoming mostly takes place before the Liturgy … Continue reading

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