Daily Archives: 4 January 2012

A Superior Cook Blog

Clare, my friend and a parishioner, started an excellent blog several weeks ago. I’ve been meaning to put it up on the sidebar, and I finally accomplished that task. Her last two posts have been on home-made ice cream and … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist Ponders Epiphany

Liam suggested I pose some armchair questions for you liturgists-to-be: The new Missal, finally, contains propers for the Vigil of Epiphany. The readings (including the psalm) are the same for the Vigil and the Day. The collects, offertory prayer and … Continue reading

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GDC 97: “Criteria for the presentation of the message”

How does one preach the Gospel message? 97. The criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis are closely inter-connected with each other as they spring from the same source. – The message centered on the person of Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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GIRM 105-107: Other Ministries

New to this section from the 1975 edition is the sacristan. 105. A liturgical function is also exercised by: a) The sacristan, who diligently arranges the liturgical books, the vestments, and other things that are necessary for the celebration of … Continue reading

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Chaput Sells Another Mansion

I heard about this a few days ago: Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput is selling the episcopal mansion. I didn’t know that he sold a Colorado villa to live on the Denver seminary campus way back in 1999. Maybe it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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