Daily Archives: 16 November 2010

Bishops Bristle

Interesting stuff on CNS on the new USCCB President. Some refreshing candor from Archbishop Dolan when asked about the pre-election campaigning from the Catholic Right: That wouldn’t be new. There’s always some controversy around the elections. It’s not like I’ve … Continue reading

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Media Guy Replaces Smart Guy

So! Archbishop Dolan, the darker-horse candidate than black fiddlebacks and lace in a liberal parish, ascends to the USCCB presidency. Let’s speculate: – It is a sex abuse cover-up thing? If so, the bishops have cultivated consciences over the past … Continue reading

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OCF 207-208: Rite of Committal, Structure

Sections 207 through 210 give an overview of the Committal rite. Let’s take the first two: 207. Both forms of the committal rite begin with an invitation, Scripture verse, and a prayer over the place of committal. The several alternatives … Continue reading

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