Daily Archives: 26 October 2014

The Synod Fathers Speak 9: The Eucharist

The Sunday Eucharist has a pull for many believers. We would do well to consider what a grace that is. The high point which sums up all the threads of communion with God and neighbor is the Sunday Eucharist when … Continue reading

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DPPL 106-107: Christmastide

Two sections give an overview of the Christmas season. And friends, think season not day. The season contains two anchors: the nativity and the revelation to the world: 106. During Christmastide, the Church celebrates the mystery of the Lord’s manifestation: … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Handing Off The Gifts

Consider when people bring the bread and wine to or toward the altar for Mass. Where does the handoff take place between people and clergy? My parish doesn’t have servers, and the sacristan is usually busy with duties about the time … Continue reading

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