Daily Archives: 16 November 2011

Coadjutor for Kansas City-St Joseph

Daniel White, Clay County Prosecutor, is the de facto coadjutor for my former diocese, at least in the area of child protection. Mr White: This will be a learning experience for the bishop. The diocese and the bishop acknowledge past … Continue reading

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GDC 60: Catechesis and Evangelization

Heading into a new chapter, let’s take stock of where we are in the big picture of the General Directory for Catechesis. Part One of the GDC covers numbered sections 34-91. In its first chapter (34-59) we looked at “Revelation and its … Continue reading

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Good Over Evil: Raphael Binds the Demon

Raphael versus Asmodeus. Tobiah, mindful of Raphael’s instructions, took the fish’s liver and heart from the bag where he had them, and put them on the embers intended for incense. The odor of the fish repulsed the demon, and it … Continue reading

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GIRM 34-35: Dialogues and Acclamations

GIRM 34 through 37 cover “Other Formulas Occurring during the Celebration.” We’ll look at the overall guidance on the priest-people dialogues and the acclamations in the first two of these sections: 34. Since the celebration of Mass by its nature … Continue reading

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