Daily Archives: 24 September 2011

First Date

The young miss is off to the Homecoming Dance. Her date brought a wrist corsage. She insisted I share no pictures. With anyone. But she looked very nice. The mothers were fussing over the young couple, but I think I … Continue reading

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Three Little Words

Some of my friends at the Chant CafĂ© are choking on their weekend latte. How did Dan Schutte pull the wool over the Church’s eyes? Again. He took a perfectly reasonable text: Glory to God in the highest, and on … Continue reading

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In my transition to healthier eating, I’ve been researching whole grains. My diet formulators give you no grains during the fat burning stage of your diet. Then they encourage nothing but whole grains as you transition out of it into … Continue reading

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GDC 5: The Catechetical Legacy of John Paul II

If you’ve been reading carefully, we’ve already footnoted the first of the documents mentioned here: 5. Taking up this catechetical heritage in 1978, Pope John Paul II set out his first orientations for catechesis in the Apostolic Exhortation Catechesi Tradendae … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 92-93

A “mixed” commission operates across the boundaries of national conferences. Numbered sections 92 through 105 address the CDWDS’s legislation on these. Today, let’s just tackle the first two: 92. So that there might be unity in the liturgical books even … Continue reading

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