Daily Archives: 8 July 2012

Funeral Lectionary: Psalm 122

The common Psalm for the last weeks in Ordinary Time is a good choice for funerals, though hardly ever used. It is paired with the apocalyptic readings of the end times in November. It appears in Advent, too. It is … Continue reading

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CCTLS 5: Musical and Liturgical Judgments

What’s CCTLS? Just John Paul II’s Chirograph on the Centenary of Tra Le Sollecitudini, issued one century after Pope Pius X released his motu proprio on sacred music. Today, let’s look at a few qualities of sacred music.¬†You may indeed … Continue reading

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RDCA IV, 31-39: Dedicating an Altar, Introductory Rites

This will be a relatively brief post compared to the ground we covered for the church dedication. For an altar’s rite, there is an entrance procession (31) largely as at a usual Mass, or exactly as in the dedication of … Continue reading

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