Daily Archives: 21 December 2011

GIRM 84-85: Communion

GIRM 84-89 addresses the Reception of Communion, and also what takes place immediately afterward: 84. The Priest prepares himself by a prayer, said quietly, so that he may fruitfully receive the Body and Blood of Christ. The faithful do the … Continue reading

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GDC 87b: Three More Observations

Let’s pick up where we left off yesterday with the final three observations on the fundamental tasks of catechesis: – To fulfil its tasks, catechesis avails of two principal means: transmission of the Gospel message and experience of the Christian … Continue reading

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Our Avoidance of Peace

Very interesting discussion on the Rite of Peace at Mass below. I don’t intend to short-circuit it, but to branch off and explore a bit more in depth than I might in a comment box. The first mention of Peace … Continue reading

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