Daily Archives: 23 December 2010

Light Schedule

  One of the points of disconnect for Rome to ordinary parishes is the schedule of the priest. Note Pope Benedict’s Schedule for the Christmas season: four Masses and a solemn Vespers. Many clergy will knock that off in this … Continue reading

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OCF 318, 337-342: Final Commendation for an Infant

This is excruciating for those who have to suffer it: 318. The “Rite of Final Commendation for an Infant” may be used in the case of a stillborn or a newborn infant who dies shortly after birth. This short rite … Continue reading

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