Daily Archives: 25 August 2010

What’s With The Propers?

It seems as if everybody’s home from the CMAA Colloquium and suddenly Jeffrey Tucker and the reform2 folks are all over the overthrow of the current Roman Catholic repertoire at Entrance, Communion, and preparation. I guess when you can’t eject … Continue reading

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OCF 73-81: Vigil, Word, Intercessions, Conclusion

The OCF book in the US edition gives a brief rubric in #73, noting that “(o)ther readings, psalms, and gospel readings are given in Part III” which is OCF 343-347. Then in number 74, a sample reading is given from … Continue reading

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A Glance at Marriage Preparation, A Genius of an Idea

I was in a meeting with our two priests and Brenda, our marriage coordinator, today and I heard a few things that perked my pastoral ears. If your parishes and dioceses are like mine, they offer engaged couples a number … Continue reading

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