Daily Archives: 31 March 2012

Cut The Crucifixions

… say the Filipino bishops. Conference president Jose Palma, Archbishop of Cebu suggests renewal of faith rather than imitating Good Friday: While we are trying to discourage these practices we cannot also judge their intention, especially those who have made … Continue reading

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Dancing Into Holy Week

On the eve of Holy Week, a rather appropriate entry … People seem to love or dislike “Lord of the Dance.” It’s a lovely American tune, but I think the Shaker text “Simple Gifts” is a better fit. That said, … Continue reading

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GIRM 392: Languages

A bit more on translations, and perhaps a more generous role for conferences of bishops than currently exists: 392. It shall also be for Conferences of Bishops to prepare with care a translation of the other texts, so that, even … Continue reading

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GDC 202: “Catechesis and contemporary culture”

If you’re still tracking this document with us, we’re in Part Four, “Those to be catechized,” which will run through GDC 214. The final thirteen numbered sections make up CHAPTER V, Catechesis in the socio-cultural context. The document gives the … Continue reading

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