Daily Archives: 19 March 2015

Sprinkler System

The non-Onion internet has picked up the story of sprinklers dousing the homeless at St Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco. I’m sure you can find the full story almost anywhere. From the archdiocesan apology: This sprinkler system in alcoves near our back … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes Conclusion

We’ve come to the end of the document Mutuae Relationes. Remember to check the full document here at the Vatican site. The situation in 1978 was that we were in the early stages of what was projected as a future working relationship between … Continue reading

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DPPL 252b: Funeral Mass

A funeral Mass remains a top priority. Our Catholic instincts on this point are well-supported by the funeral rites themselves: • the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, which is highly desirable when possible. In the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, … Continue reading

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