Daily Archives: 17 December 2011

Inappropriate High School Pranks

I see elements in the Catholic blogosphere are blaming the president for the parent-kid kissing fiasco at the Minnesota high school. It reminds me of other dimwitted ideas that pass for high school activities. About ten years ago, a death … Continue reading

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GDC 85d: Teaching to Pray

The fourth¬†fundamental task¬†of catechesis involves the entry into the spiritual life: Communion with Jesus Christ leads the disciples to assume the attitude of prayer and contemplation which the Master himself had. To learn to pray with Jesus is to pray … Continue reading

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GIRM 80: The Communion Rite

GIRM 80 through 89 covers the Communion Rite. Lest there’s any doubt that meal, food, and spiritual nourishment join sacrifice as part of the meaning of the Eucharist, here’s the black in blue of it: 80. Since the celebration of … Continue reading

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