Daily Archives: 13 December 2011

Pancake Study Break

The past few semesters, we’ve put on an evening breakfast for students trying to survive finals week. Last year, it was a staff-driven thing. This month–tonight, in fact–one of the student teams has spearheaded it. I volunteered to set up … Continue reading

Posted in Parish Life, Saints, spirituality | Leave a comment

GIRM 77: The Prayer over the Offerings

A small part of the Mass between the Preparation of the Gifts and the Eucharistic Prayer: 77. Once the offerings have been placed on the altar and the accompanying rites completed, by means of the invitation to pray with the … Continue reading

Posted in GIRM, post-conciliar liturgy documents | Leave a comment

GDC 85a: Promoting Knowledge of the Faith

We’ll take some time with GDC 85 and 86, and spread out our examination over the next week. These sections get into a bit more detail on the “fundamental tasks of catechesis.” These are described as knowledge of the faith, … Continue reading

Posted in General Directory for Catechesis, post-conciliar catechetical documents | Leave a comment