Daily Archives: 30 November 2011

Spanish Lessons

My first Spanish lesson today. Made a stack of note cards for vocabulary–my weak spot with languages. Only the pets were home before dinner tonight, so I got to practice … Hola, mi gato blanco. Mi perra negra: The trick … Continue reading

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No Holding Kentucky Hands

The decree from Bishop Foys of Covington is making the rounds. Man, this has got to be taken from a chapter of the Joseph Ratzinger Manual for Public Relations. I can’t think of a worse time to throw a wrench … Continue reading

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GDC 73: Religious Instruction in Schools

Wrapping up Chapter II, the GDC turns to the topic of “Catechesis and religious instruction in schools.” (GDC 73-76) Today’s section, 73,┬áis labeled, “The proper character of religious instruction in schools.” Let’s read: 73. Within the ministry of the word, … Continue reading

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GIRM 53: Gloria in Excelsis

When you sing the Gloria, do you choose option 2 (antiphonal or responsorial), option 1, or option 3? 53. The Gloria in excelsis (Glory to God in the highest) is a most ancient and venerable hymn by which the Church, … Continue reading

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