Daily Archives: 7 October 2012

Built of Living Stones 92-93: Candles

Some interesting guidance on candles, including the importance that they not obscure other ritual action: § 92 § Candles, which are signs of reverence and festivity, “are to be used at every liturgical service.(GIRM 307) The living flame of the … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 46: Person-To-Person Evangelization

A most effective way of transmitting the Gospel … 46. For this reason, side by side with the collective proclamation of the Gospel, the other form of transmission, the person-to-person one, remains valid and important. The Lord often used it … Continue reading

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Memorizing Wedding Vows

For the first time since I can remember, the couple at yesterday’s wedding recited their vows from memory. The priest held the book at the ready, but their eyes were on each other. I’ve noticed a huge variety in clergy … Continue reading

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