Daily Archives: 20 March 2012

Something Sounds Off

Count on the curia to insert an off-key note in an important public statement. The Visitators also encountered a certain tendency, not dominant but nevertheless fairly widespread among priests, religious and laity, to hold theological opinions at variance with the … Continue reading

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GDC 188: Wisdom and dialogue

Let’s wrap up the GDC on catechesis for the aged with a brief section footnoted thus: Christifedeles Laici 48. 188. The Bible presents us with the figure of the old man as the symbol of a person rich in wisdom … Continue reading

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GIRM 363: Choice of Orations

Prayers at Mass, and regarding the options for them: 363. In any Mass the orations proper to that Mass are used, unless otherwise noted. On Memorials of Saints, the proper Collect is said or, if this is lacking, one from … Continue reading

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