Daily Archives: 9 March 2012

Pope Applauds BCE

BCE = Baptism/Confirmation/Eucharist. In that order. I saw this on PrayTell and at the Catholic News Agency: praise for the Fargo, North Dakota bishop. Bishop Samuel Aquila: I was very surprised in what the Pope said to me, in terms … Continue reading

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One of the Darkest Periods

For people who are driven by authority, who pour much of their identity into heroes and leaders, I’m sure they would agree with Father Robert Barron, that this is indeed one of the darkest periods of Church history. A bit … Continue reading

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GDC 175: General and particular tasks of adult catechesis

The General Catechetical Directory, the 1971 document, in section 97, reviewed these six tasks. Included in these tasks is “drawing attention” to the many challenges to the Christian faith. I think many Catholics demur at this point, but I don’t … Continue reading

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GIRM 337-341: Various Vestments for Various Persons

Let’s finish up the matter of liturgical clothing: 337. The vestment proper to the Priest Celebrant at Mass and during other sacred actions directly connected with Mass is the chasuble worn, unless otherwise indicated, over the alb and stole. I’m … Continue reading

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