Daily Archives: 22 June 2011

Or Perhaps, Tradition Does Not Rescue

NCR is all over a passel of news coming out of Kansas City today. On the liturgy front … Bishop Robert Finn directed the diocesan worship office today to remove its participation in a special Latin-language “Solemn High Mass” being … Continue reading

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Tradition to the Rescue

Before: After: Jimmy Mac alerted me to this liturgical gesture for Kansas City unity. Where to start? It’s like “themed” Masses in the immediate post-conciliar Church. A Mass for Love. A Mass for Peace. Now a Latin Mass for Unity. … Continue reading

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Varietates Legitimae 58: Funerals

In addition to weddings, funerals are also a more common point at which the practices of non-Christian religions and cultures intersect with Church practice: 58. Among all peoples, funerals are always surrounded with special rites, often of great expressive value. … Continue reading

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