Daily Archives: 11 June 2012

Funeral Lectionary: John 6:51-58

Here’s a good Catholic reading: Jesus said to the crowd: “I am the living bread that came down from heaven;   whoever eats this bread will live forever;   and the bread that I will give   is my flesh for … Continue reading

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Bishop Blair on LCWR

At the Bench, Greg linked this column from Toledo bishop Leonard Blair on the doctrinal investigation of the LCWR.  (I)t is a great cross sometimes to know firsthand the actual facts of a situation and then have to listen to … Continue reading

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Last Dance: Ubi Caritas

As of 7:30AM this morning “Ubi Caritas” has edged “O Come O Come Emmanuel” 16-13. Thanks for all your voting and participation. If you want to review and recap the brackets, they are here: Dance 2012

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RDCA II, 61: Depositing of the Relics

If there are relics to be deposited, this is done after the Litany of Saints. 61. Then, if relics of the martyrs or other saints are to be placed beneath the altar, the bishop approaches the altar. A deacon or … Continue reading

Posted in Rite of Dedication of a Church and an Altar, Rites | 1 Comment