Daily Archives: 25 November 2014

The Armchair Liturgist: Placing The Lord’s Prayer in Penance, Form II

The worship office forwarded the FDLC materials for Advent the other day. They provide a “canned” liturgy for form II of Penance, the communal celebration with individual confession and absolution. I don’t intend to be derogatory in saying “canned.” I find … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 19: Pope Benedict XVI

You can read the full document here. But today, we consider input from the previous Bishop of Rome: 19. “Pope Benedict XVI, in his Encyclical Deus Caritas Est, again took up the topic of the truth of the love between man … Continue reading

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DPPL 139: Palm Sunday

One lone paragraph takes our gaze to the first day of Holy Week. “Palms, olive branches and other fronds” is the subtitle given in the document, but we begin with a brief assessment of the liturgical day: 139. Holy Week … Continue reading

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