Daily Archives: 1 December 2010

Rorate Mass

A friend from overseas asked me if I knew of the tradition of the Rorate Mass, in which a votive Mass to the Blessed Mother is celebrated just before dawn. The image left is from Assumption Grotto in Detroit. From … Continue reading

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OCF 224-233: Rite of Committal With Final Commendation

We’ve already reviewed the different elements of the second form of the Rite of Committal, the one that incorporates the Final Commendation. The outline is as follows: Invitation Scripture Verse Prayer over the Place of Committal Invitation to Prayer Silence … Continue reading

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