Daily Archives: 26 May 2010

Liturgy Planning for 2011

If your parish is like mine, your staff (and maybe you!) are already planning for the coming liturgical year. A late Easter (April 24!) means that Good Friday is the last day of classes here at the university. Lent begins … Continue reading

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All Are Welcoming An Archbishop

Jimmy Mac sent me the program for Archbishop Gomez’s Mass of Reception. Lots of text to read while you’re waiting for Mass to begin on page 13. And it’s a typically LA start, a medley arranged by Tony Alonso: Iona’s … Continue reading

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OCF 3-4: The Eucharistic Connection

The Eucharist is a sacrament of initiation, as we read yesterday. But it is also a celebration of renewal, nourishment, and strengthening–the basic and esssential spiritual maintenance of the Christian. Both aspects of the Eucharist, meal and sacrifice, are emphasized … Continue reading

Posted in Order of Christian Funerals, post-conciliar liturgy documents, Rites | 1 Comment