Daily Archives: 8 September 2014

DPPL 52: Don’t Dumb It Down

In a phrase, don’t dumb down the liturgy: 52. The laudable idea of making Christian worship more accessible to contemporary (people), especially to those insufficiently catechized, should not lead to either a theoretical or practical underestimation of the primary and … Continue reading

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It was a St Blog’s meme of the last decade: the fretting when a gospel about a miraculous feeding appeared in the Sunday Lectionary. What if, my blogging colleagues mused, the preacher spoke of the “miracle of sharing” instead of … Continue reading

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