Daily Archives: 7 February 2012


I’ve been corresponding with a few Catholics by email recently about HHS and religious freedom. Many believers are profoundly troubled by recent events. I don’t think they’ve gained much satisfaction or peace on the internet. I doubt division (in the … Continue reading

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GDC 136: “The symphony of faith”

A musical metaphor brings us to the conclusion of Part Two, Chapter II. The notion is that catechists and their resources work together to present a harmonious and fruitful training in the Gospel. The Catechism of the Catholic Church and … Continue reading

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GIRM 276: When To Use Incense

We’ve sped at a breakneck pace through the GIRM the past few days. Let’s slow down and take it easy for a bit. Sections 273 through 287 cover “Some General Norms for All Forms of Mass.” Yesterday we looked at … Continue reading

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