Daily Archives: 5 December 2011

Santa Denials

Who would have thought Fox News and a teacher would enlist in the 2011 War on Christmas? Let’s take a break from bashing bishops (who admittedly have had their own tussles with St Nick) and throw the grinchy-green spotlight on … Continue reading

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GDC 77: “The nature, object and the duties of catechesis”

With this post we begin an examination of Part One, CHAPTER III, “The nature, object and the duties of catechesis.” This Chapter covers numbered sections 77 through 91. It will probably take us through the rest of Advent. In these … Continue reading

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GIRM 61: The Responsorial Psalm

As long as a planner stays in the Psalter, the GIRM gives considerable leeway for the choice of the psalm after the first reading. 61. After the First Reading follows the Responsorial Psalm, which is an integral part of the … Continue reading

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