Daily Archives: 9 August 2011

Choose the Settings

At the campus ministry conference last week, there was no organized liturgy to speak of. I stepped forward to lead singing the alleluia, Eucharistic Acclamations, and Fraction Rite at daily Mass. Have a guess as to what I chose. Two … Continue reading

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Opportunity Reaches Big Crater

The last surviving Martian rover, Opportunity, is still roving. I find this mission to be simply amazing. Martian day 2681 on a mission expected to last just ninety. It’s almost silly. Except that it’s Mars–and Mars is definitely not the … Continue reading

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Making A Job of Getting A Job

I read with a combination of outrage and bemusement those select employers who artificially whittle at their job applicant pool by suggesting that the unemployed need not apply. There’s an unbelievably easy solution for the job-less who think they might … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 20

A key paragraph in the document: 20. The Latin liturgical texts of the Roman Rite, while drawing on centuries of ecclesial experience in transmitting the faith of the Church received from the Fathers, are themselves the fruit of the liturgical … Continue reading

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