Daily Archives: 31 October 2011

Enter CUBK

At the Bench, Deacon Greg links to one of our favorite internet comedians. Let’s take reverence down a notch or two and reduce a sacramental experience to an acronym. You know, if the clergy were forbidden from confecting the Eucharist, … Continue reading

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Just a caution in case anybody’s been trying to comment and hasn’t found their post … For some reason, this site has been attracting an annoying quantity of spam comments for the past week. The usual trickle has been five … Continue reading

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GDC 47: “The process of evangelization”

An explicit admission of our Catholic snail’s pace: 47. The Church, while ever containing in herself the fullness of the means of salvation, always operates “by slow stages”. (Ad Gentes 6b) The conciliar decree Ad Gentes clarifies well the dynamic … Continue reading

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GIRM 15: Things Old and New

At the US Bishops’ site, you can access the full text of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal. Today, we finish up the introduction to the 2000 GIRM. This section, you’ll recall, was an addition to the previous edition of … Continue reading

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