Daily Archives: 8 May 2010

The Armchair Liturgist: Easter 6 or 7 or Both?

As I was reviewing LTP’s Sourcebook (2011 edition here) earlier today I saw a very curious item. For regions in which the observance of Ascension is moved from the 40th day after Easter to the 43rd (next Sunday, Liebchens) this … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: What’s The Point of Fantasy?

I’ve been reading some interesting books lately. It’s been mostly non-fiction, but a few works of fiction have gotten me thinking on the nature of science fiction and fantasy: what defines the genre, how well this genre can be written, … Continue reading

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More Sorehead Behavior

Deal Hudson sets aside his Catholicism to channel his inner Republican. I get that some Catholics can be opposed to health insurance reform, either because it’s too much in their view, or too little. I also get that people can … Continue reading

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Grail Psalter: 341 Revisions

Even the post-Resurrection apostles didn’t net that many. GIA reports on the Revised Grail Psalter: When the Vatican sent its recognitio for the Revised Grail Psalms to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, there were also 341 alterations to … Continue reading

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RCIA 547-561: Combined Election and Continuing Conversion

Rite 3 of Appendix I is the combined rite of election/call to continuing conversion (RCIA 547) celebrated with the bishop, ordinarily on the First Sunday of Lent (548). As with all combined rites, we once again are reminded to maintain … Continue reading

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