Daily Archives: 24 April 2011

Varietates Legitimae: Inculturation and the Roman Liturgy

In 1994 the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (CDWDS) released its first Vatican II implementation document in over two decades, Varietates Legitimae, covering the topic “Inculturation and the Roman Liturgy.” Church scholars nearly always refer … Continue reading

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Acclaim the Baptisms!

A few texts for last night and for today. First Tertullian describes third century practice: Baptism is performed with very great simplicity, without pomp, without any large amount of novel preparation, finally, without expense. A person is dipped in water … Continue reading

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