Daily Archives: 17 July 2012

Take Me Out To The Atheists

I saw where atheists have sponsored an independent minor league team for one night. The Saint Paul Saints have become the Mr Paul Aints. Read: Dubbed “A Night of Unbelievable Fun,” the Aug. 10 game against the Amarillo Sox will … Continue reading

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CCTLS 14: Musical Instruments

Pope John Paul II is certainly aware that the primary musical instrument of the liturgy is the human voice. That said, other musical instruments are used to accompany singers or to stand on their own as part of an effort of … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist Announces Music

If you’re in a parish that has long announced the liturgical music for people to sing, perhaps you find it a difficult locus for renewal. In my current parish, a choir member invites people to stand and greet. After about … Continue reading

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RDCA VII: Blessing of a Chalice and Paten

The final chapter of the RDCA (Dedication of a Church and Altar) provides for the blessing of the vessels used in the celebration and distribution of the Eucharist. First, a brief introduction: 1. The chalice and paten for offering, consecrating, … Continue reading

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