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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