Daily Archives: 23 October 2010

A Sensible Suggestion

Which will probably never be considered, but here goes: 1. The CDWDS should retreat to the 2008 translation of the MR3, and prepare a like one for the German language. These translations should then be defined as the English and … Continue reading

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Probably the first time in ecclesiastical history that someone is holding a pep rally for the Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura. Not bad for a guy who never saw a schism he couldn’t widen. As a … Continue reading

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Clarifying Some Categories

Thanks for the comments taking me to task on my characterizations of some conservatives. Over the past few years, I’ve been especially careful in my criticism of ideologies within the Church. You can pretty much read what I write as … Continue reading

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OCF 158-164: Funeral Mass, Introductory Rites

Paragraphs 131 through 135 in the introductory section, “Funeral Liturgy,” covered the background on the introductory rites. In the funeral Mass, the outline looks like this: Greeting Sprinkling with Holy Water [Placing of the Pall] Entrance Procession [Placing of Christian … Continue reading

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