Daily Archives: 11 October 2013

That Family Synod

RNS blogger Michael J. O’Loughlin is a little nervous about next Fall’s synod on families. His reason: In recent years, Catholic leaders spoke of “family” as a not-so-veiled code meant to denigrate the gay rights movement, fight marriage equality, and … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 139-141

With these three sections, we wrap up RS’s review of Eucharistic Worship outside of Mass. [139.] Where the diocesan Bishop has sacred ministers or others whom he can assign to this purpose, the faithful have a right to visit the … Continue reading

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Vatican Medal Error

This happened to the US Mint a few times in the early days. Like the fraction turned infinite number 1/000 on 1801 and 1802 cents. Or the pile-up of three errors on this coin. When the Vatican misspells “Jesus,” what do … Continue reading

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I have a Twitter thing, but you don’t see it in the margin; I mainly use it for the parish liturgy. And not all that much. I missed a lot of the fuss this week on #addawordruinahymn. It looked mostly … Continue reading

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GMD 97: Prayer

As one of many objectives, the bishops wrote that they wish “To foster an even deeper sense of prayer among our Catholic people.” (GMD 97) Prayer seems far removed from the “action” that comes to mind with evangelization. But I … Continue reading

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