Daily Archives: 16 November 2013

Archbishop Chaput in Mexico City 1

Rocco posted the text of Archbishop Charles Chaput’s talk to the bishops of the Americas. I’d like to devote a few posts to it. Most of you probably know I’m not a particular fan of a man largely perceived as … Continue reading

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First Examination of Conscience

This morning was the parish’s First Reconciliation liturgy. I sat in a pew after doing the entrance music. I really recommend that. I wanted to get a kid’s perspective on this liturgy. I’ve inherited some liturgical pieces from my predecessors. … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: Mark 10:13-16

Funerals of children, thank goodness, are rare. Don’t forget to turn the pages of the Order of Christian Funerals and find the selection of readings given for the tragedy of a young person’s death. There is one Gospel passage that … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 21

Today an interesting hierarchy of liturgy in which the proclamation of Scripture is mentioned, but in third place, after the sacraments and the Divine Office. The homily is considered number four. 21. Liturgical practice begins with the very founding of the … Continue reading

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