Daily Archives: 19 February 2012

Snacking on the Word: From Anger to Grief in Mark 3:5a

Jesus heals the man with the withered hand inĀ  Mark 3:1-6. I was reflecting on this in my daily lectio recently and was struck by the Lord’s two emotions in the passage: He looked around at them with anger; he … Continue reading

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GIRM 295: Arrangement of the Sanctuary

Section II of Chapter V, Arrangement of the Sanctuary for the Sacred Synaxis, will include a look at the altar (GIRM 296-308), the ambo (309), and the chair (310). In this section’s introductory comments, the “sanctuary” is defined somewhat differently … Continue reading

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GDC 149: The content-method relationship in catechesis

This section’s title, above, is footnoted Catechesi Tradedae 31, 52, 59. As for the text of the section, a very interesting premise is suggested. In many modern discussions about liturgy, the fear is expressed that an emphasis on the horizontal … Continue reading

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