Daily Archives: 10 November 2011

GIRM 30: Presidential Prayers

Some conservative Catholics get tripped up on “presidency.” There is really no need: 30. Among those things assigned to the Priest, the prime place is occupied by the Eucharistic Prayer, which is the high point of the whole celebration. Next … Continue reading

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“Sarah’s Burden”

My friend John snapped a few dozen images at rehearsal last night, including this one of the very earliest songs written, “Sarah’s Burden.” Her household’s maids deliver a shrill rebuke in the song previous to this one (Tobit 3:7-9). The … Continue reading

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GDC 56: “The process of continuing conversion”

One significant challenge for many modern Catholics is how to absorb and integrate the need for continuing conversion. As long as faith is seen as an experience of the intellect, of absorbing the appropriate amount of information (but no more) … Continue reading

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