Daily Archives: 24 August 2013

Redemptionis Sacramentum 30

A brief reflection on priest as servant of ecclesial communion as well as the local community. [30.] The office “that belongs to Priests in particular in the celebration of the Eucharist” is a great one, “for it is their responsibility … Continue reading

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A Spectrum of Prayers

At PrayTell, Fr Alan Griffiths tries to put the best face on Liturgiam Authenticam with a translation of Eucharistic Prayer I. It’s an earnest attempt, and honest. But the retrenchment movement has made me a skeptic. And I think that LA/MR3 … Continue reading

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Mixed Attendants

I don’t know how often this happens these days. I never saw it ten years ago. But at today’s parish wedding, there was a guy “standing” with the four bridesmaids. He had a tan suit like the groomsmen, but a … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 50

The fourth and final chapter of this encyclical letter is titled, “God Prepares A City For Them” (cf. Heb 11:16). Other commentators have remarked about the references to the letter to the Hebrews in this encyclical. It does provide a conduit … Continue reading

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