Daily Archives: 2 February 2012

On The Last Day of Christmas

Every five, six, or eleven years, this feast falls on a Thursday, so the students get to do fun liturgical things on their Thursday night Mass. Like tonight: haul all the year’s candles out to the prayer garden, bless them, … Continue reading

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GDC 129-130: Tradition and the Catechism

Under the heading, “The catechetical tradition of the Fathers and the Catechism of the Catholic Church,” we read: 129. The whole Tradition of the Church together with Scripture is contained in the “deposit of faith”. “The sayings of the holy … Continue reading

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GIRM 210-215: Getting Concelebrants to the Eucharistic Prayer

Walking through the Mass, these several sections of the GIRM give fairly particular details on concelebration. GIRM 210-211 describe the procession and the reverencing of the altar. For the Liturgy of the Word, the focus is on the Gospel Procession … Continue reading

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