Daily Archives: 18 March 2012


“Be Not Afraid” is fending off a stiff challenge from a lesser-known Lent chant. Let’s see how the most popular psalm setting in English-speaking Catholicism will fare against another funeral/old-timey favorite, “In the Garden.” When I first heard “On Eagles’ … Continue reading

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GDC 186: “Old age, gift of God to the Church”

After a few sections on the young, the GDC focuses three on catechesis for the aged with a brief section covered in the predecessor document, the General Catehchetical Directory #95 and John Paul II’s Christifedeles Laici #48. 186. In many … Continue reading

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GIRM 358-359: Choices of Readings

Regarding weekdays and special occasions: 358. In the Lectionary for weekdays, readings are provided for each day of every week throughout the entire course of the year; hence, these readings will in general be used on the days to which … Continue reading

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