Daily Archives: 9 April 2014

My Neighborhood

After last night’s liturgy commission meeting, I walked with one of our students up the street toward her dorm. It was about 150 minutes before this unfortunate and senseless eventĀ began. She went south to the university, I pedaled north through … Continue reading

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The Latest on English MR3

As of tonight the last four posts on PrayTell all deal with the English translation of Roman Missal 3. Anthony Ruff’s proposal for MR3.1, David Gibson’s musings aboutĀ a Francis effect in English-speaking liturgy, the “constructive criticism” route, and the release … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 18: From the Sabbath to Sunday

Let’s wrap up Chapter I, Dies Domini, the day of the Lord. We began it in numbered section 8. A curious question for watchers of Judaism and Christianity: how did they come to celebrate the Sabbath on different days of … Continue reading

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EG 137: The Liturgical Context of the Homily

In Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis suggests a model for the liturgical homily. Not meditation. Not catechesis. But a dialogue between God and people. How can this be accomplished with only one person speaking? I’m curious to see: 137. It is … Continue reading

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