Daily Archives: 2 September 2010

Ratzinger Schulerkreis Takes Up Reform

Zenit reports on the pope’s students’ reunion. Archbishop Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity was the principal speaker, who noted this conclusion: Fidelity to tradition and openness to the future. I would have liked to … Continue reading

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The Gathering Song

With interest, I’ve been following discussion on PrayTell¬†that has branched off into the merits and problems of “Gather Us¬†In” and “All Are Welcome” and “Sing a New Church” and other titles which are “gathering” hymns and songs. These would stand … Continue reading

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OCF 101: Prayers After Death, A Model

In the last OCF post, I wrote of the importance of adhering to the pattern of the prayers between death and the funeral. The rite concedes all of its texts are given as a model. When the pastoral and spiritual … Continue reading

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