Daily Archives: 20 December 2011

GDC 87a: Six Observations, Part 1

It’s always interesting when a Roman Congregation gets off the legislative and prescriptive tack and makes some frank assessments. I always wonder who came up with these ideas: an individual or the whole committee? In a section titled, “Observations on … Continue reading

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GIRM 83: The Fraction of the Bread

After the Peace, the Fraction Rite, accompanied by the Agnus Dei: 83. The Priest breaks the Eucharistic Bread, with the assistance, if the case requires, of the Deacon or a concelebrant. The gesture of breaking bread done by Christ at … Continue reading

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