Daily Archives: 1 May 2010

Law and Inspiration

I notice the cry for legal guidance on the Musica Sacra forum, and the accompanying discussion. I’m continually surprised that some people in such a creative endeavor like making music have such a strong drive to find justification in legal … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear Adoptions

It’s a good message. I wouldn’t phrase it quite the way that Carrie Krenson does. I would urge prospective couples not to fear domestic adoptions. We know many couples who did adopt from overseas. I don’t criticize the option, but … Continue reading

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Is the First May Thursday a Big Deal for Catholics?

I saw an internet clip of a Fox News woman speaking with a Protestant minister about the “unconstitutionality” of a National Day of Prayer. She was getting frustrated that the minister was inclined to support the ruling, noting that Christians … Continue reading

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RCIA 499-504: Reception Outside Mass

RCIA 499 instructs that a liturgy of the word “is to be celebrated” if the rite of reception takes place outside of Mass. For “exceptional circumstances” when a liturgy of the word is not “possible,” the introductory words include a … Continue reading

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