Daily Archives: 12 September 2010

Liturgy in the Time of Cholera

Those of you who follow this blog closely may have noted the dropoff in the quantity of posts over the past several months. August 2010 had my lowest monthly total in four or five years. I don’t think my feelings … Continue reading

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OCF 119-120: Transfer of the Body to the Church or to the Place of Committal

The body of the deceased may be transferred to the church at relatively early time, or, if there is no funeral liturgy, just before the committal. Within that flexibililty, the following two instructional paragraphs describe the purpose of the rituals … Continue reading

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