Daily Archives: 14 April 2010

RCIA 459-463: Penitential Rite

In the 1972 provision edition of RCIA (think Roman Missal 1 here; our examination has been the equivalent of MR2) there was no penitential rite for baptized candidates. The Lenten scrutinies are designed for the unbaptized, in intent and language. … Continue reading

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Treating Cover-Up/Sex Scandal in the Parish

We had a vigorous discussion at parish staff today about the issue. How can we and how should we treat the press reports, internet bites, and other news about Ireland, Germany, Brazil, Wisconsin, the pope, the NYT, and the various … Continue reading

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