Daily Archives: 4 March 2012

NFL Bounties

My wife caught the story on NFL bounty hunting before I did. She asked me about it on Friday night. I had to admit my shock, but no, I’m not really surprised. It does point out the hypocrisy in pro football on … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Baptism

The valedictorian of my high school was a Saint. I can’t say I’ve known many other people who are Mormons. I have long chats with them when they visit me at my house while I’m out edging the walk or … Continue reading

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GDC 170: “Adaptation takes account of diverse circumstances”

As we read yesterday, adaptation is the term applied to different individual settings in which seekers and learners are found. It may include culture, but in most parishes, it will also address differences within a community due to our biological … Continue reading

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GIRM 319-324: The Bread and Wine for Celebrating the Eucharist

With today’s post, we commence a long look at Chapter VI of the GIRM, “The Requisites for the  Celebration of Mass.” This chapter covers GIRM 319-351 and in addition to today’s topic, will address furnishings, vessels, vestments, and a few … Continue reading

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