Daily Archives: 27 March 2012

More Service, With Stars

Let’s see how “Here I Am Lord” matches up with a classic Advent text and tune, “Creator of the Stars of Night.” Dan Schutte had been writing liturgical music for well over a decade when “Here I Am, Lord” was … Continue reading

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GDC 197-198: “Catechesis in the context of ecumenism”

Ecumenism: ah! Let’s remember that when we speak of ecumenism, we refer to the relationships between Christian communities, not the exchanges of Christians with those¬†outside faith in Christ. The note with the title of this section refers to¬†no less than … Continue reading

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GIRM 382-385: More on Masses for the Dead

There’s a bit more on Masses for the Dead: 382. At Funeral Masses there should usually be a short Homily, but to the exclusion of a funeral eulogy of any kind. Which isn’t to say that remembering the deceased isn’t … Continue reading

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