Daily Archives: 18 January 2012

GIRM 160-162: Distributing the Eucharist

Virtually all of this content is new to GIRM 2000: 160. The Priest then takes the paten or ciborium and approaches the communicants, who usually come up in procession. It is not permitted for the faithful to take the consecrated … Continue reading

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Waiting is Difficult

Home from the hospital about an hour ago. Snack for the young miss. Walk for the dog. Petting for the cats. Everybody needed reassurance, but the patient headed straight for bed. While at the hospital I read a whole book, … Continue reading

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GDC 111: “The integrity of the Gospel message”

Immediately on the heels of inculturation, the bishops deliver an important message: 111. In its task of inculturating the faith, catechesis must transmit the Gospel message in its integrity and purity. Jesus proclaimed the Gospel integrally: “…because I have made … Continue reading

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