Daily Archives: 1 December 2013

Mediator Dei 44-47

Mediator Dei on the Vatican web site, for your reference. The priest is the primary “performer” of rubrics and such, but in any event, Church authority is ultimately responsible for liturgy: 44. Since, therefore, it is the priest chiefly who … Continue reading

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Family Survey Simplified

Some dioceses in the UK have simplified the survey a number of us filled out last month. I was surprised we were basically being fed an instrument designed for bishops and that was clearly never intended for common consumption. The … Continue reading

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EG 6: Lent Without Easter

Pope Francis offers his first criticism in EG 6. Complaints about his critiques sometimes seem lacking, especially when they come from those who are critics themselves. 6. There are Christians whose lives seem like Lent without Easter. I realize of … Continue reading

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