Daily Archives: 19 October 2013

Redemptionis Sacramentum 161

After a longer exploration of Communion ministry, the CDWDS turns its attention to preaching. There’s been something of a retrenchment in the years between the promulgation of the new Code of Canon Law to this document up to today. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: All Souls 2013

All Souls Day falls on a Saturday, something of an awkwardness for some parishes (like mine) that don’t regularly celebrate a Saturday Mass. Some communities celebrate with a “special” Mass, inviting people who have lost loved ones, and having a … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: Genesis 9:12-17

Here’s another Bible passage that’s not in the Catholic Lectionary for funerals. This passage was suggested by a priest I once worked with. There’s no obvious mention of death, but God does acknowledge in this covenant with Noah he is … Continue reading

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GMD 107: Sharing Faith

Getting every believer comfortable about sharing faith: it’s a fine objective. But there are a lot of cultural challenges to this, and not just because a lot of Catholics are introverts. Fortunately, the Lord does not call us to be … Continue reading

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