Daily Archives: 11 December 2011

GDC 84: “The tasks of catechesis accomplish its objective”

How to accomplish the objective of Christian faith? The GDC give a largely Gospel-flavored presentation: 84. The object of catechesis is realized by diverse, interrelated tasks.* To carry them out, catechesis is certainly inspired by the manner in which Jesus … Continue reading

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GIRM 73: The Preparation of the Gifts

GIRM 73-76 covers the Preparation of the Gifts. We’ll cover this rite today and in a post tomorrow. 73. At the beginning of the Liturgy of the Eucharist the gifts which will become Christ’s Body and Blood are brought to … Continue reading

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Invitation To Grace, Not Vengeance

Patrick O’Malley’s comment on this thread struck me this morning, a prime example of caricature, and of the human desire to make ourselves into gods: If God were smart, and Kevin were wrong, what if God made Kevin one of … Continue reading

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