Daily Archives: 28 March 2012

GIRM 387: Adaptations for the Bishop

Responsibilities of the bishop: 387. The Diocesan Bishop, who is to be regarded as the High Priest of his flock, from whom the life in Christ of his faithful in some sense derives and upon whom it depends,[Cf. Sacrosanctum Concilium … Continue reading

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Micah and a Bedtime

In NPM’s survey, one of these songs just barely missed a top-ten spot. The other song I used to sing to my daughter at bedtime when she was little, though I used to improvise new lyrics. Make a choice today, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Bishops

It all depends on whether they’re alive or dead. Mark Silk at RMS spells it all out, and it’s not pretty, by any definition: At the sexual abuse trial in Philadelphia yesterday, counsel for the defense contended that Msgr. William … Continue reading

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GDC 199: “Catechesis in relation to Judaism”

Relevant documents contributing to this section would be Nostra Aetate, especially section 4. Also of note is the Secretariat for Christian Unity’s Commission for religious relations with Judaism’s 1985 document, Jews and Judaism in Catholic preaching and catechesis.  The former document … Continue reading

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GIRM 386: Adaptations

Chapter IX, the last chapter of the GIRM begins: 386. The renewal of the Roman Missal carried out in our time in accordance with the decrees of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council has taken great care that all the faithful may … Continue reading

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