Daily Archives: 7 October 2011

Churches For Sale–Cheap!

Three Catholic church buildings for sale in Canada: a dollar apiece. Here’s the ad: If an acceptable proposal is received, the Diocese of London will transfer said property (ies) to the successful proposer for $1 (one dollar) The purchaser won’t … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Second Lung

An interesting news note at UCA about the first Eastern Catholic liturgy celebrated in an inculturated Cantonese style. Perhaps a few of our Eastern Christian friends would care to comment. Congregational music was apparently no problem, according to a visiting … Continue reading

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GDC 22: “Religious factors”

GDC then turns to consider briefly the religious factors in the modern field, both the rejection of religion and the rise of new ways of looking at religion: 22. Amongst the elements which make up the cultural heritage of a … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 119

Who is responsible for assuring that a translated book actually corresponds with the Latin editio typica? 119. The correspondence of the liturgical books with the editiones typicae approved for liturgical use, in the case of a text prepared only in … Continue reading

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Subtracting Opportunities of Grace

The Chant Cafe this week has featured two longish essays by an apologist for the restriction of Communion from the Cup. This initiative is burdened by many problems: theological, pastoral, and spiritual. It has two things going for it. A … Continue reading

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