Daily Archives: 12 February 2015

What Happens When New Documents Are Poor?

One of the members of the team responsible for Fulfilled in Your Hearing (FIYH, see sidebar) weighs in at PrayTell with a brief review of the new CDWDS document on the homily. It has largely convinced me not to waste my … Continue reading

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Attende Domine

When the parish music committee convened last month, it was mostly students (for whatever reason). The unanimous choice for Lent was the plainchant “Attende Domine.” I’ve been thinking about introducing it for at least a decade. So it was a … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes 31: Higher Learning for Clergy and Religious

As always, you can check the full document online at the Vatican site here. Today, we discuss the importance of doctrine. We aren’t talking doctrine as the catechism presents it, but how advanced learning is done in this area. Both … Continue reading

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Swans Sink

The Premier League had one of its occasional sets of midweek matches yesterday and the day before. Swansea did not fare well in yesterday’s game. My campus ministry meeting hit squarely in the middle of the match, so I had to … Continue reading

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DPPL 220: The Universal Patron, and More

The importance of Joseph is recognized in the institution, in the Missal as well as in much documentation. Remember the recent authorization to mention him in the second, third, and fourth Eucharistic Prayers. Have you marked your third edition Missals … Continue reading

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