Daily Archives: 19 January 2012

On Being a Chicago Catholic

I just watched an old friend compete on Jeopardy today. My wife called and said I had to get to a tv. So I barged in on the students  who live in the peer minister suite. To give you a … Continue reading

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Communion: Denied

At the bench, Greg’s commentariat weighs in on this story of a Down’s Syndrome lad being denied First Communion with his classmates. I’ve weighed in there, of course. But I have more questions that are appropriate in a combox post. … Continue reading

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GIRM 163-165: After Distributing Communion

For a parish with multiple priests, or at a concelebrated Mass, it may make sense for one priest to take time away from pastoral contact with the people. Otherwise, GIRM 163 comes off as a bit too fussy: 163. When … Continue reading

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GDC 112-113: No Inflexibility, No Accommodations

Let’s pick up on yesterday’s point emphasizing the criterion of presenting the whole of the Gospel, then wrap up with throwing inculturation into the balance. 112. Two closely connected dimensions underlie this criterion. – The integral presentation of the Gospel … Continue reading

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