Daily Archives: 28 March 2015

The Armchair Liturgist: Veil Or Not

Veiling statues, images, and crosses was once commonplace in Catholicism for Holy Week and the week before. For the US, it is not mandated. But a few places do it, as a nod to traditional practice. Render judgment from the purple armchair … Continue reading

Posted in Lent, The Armchair Liturgist | 9 Comments

DPPL 260: Various Popular Devotions to the Dead

Four forms of popular devotions are briefly discussed: 260. In accordance with time, place and tradition, popular devotions to the dead take on a multitude of forms: • the novena for the dead in preparation for the 2 November, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy, post-conciliar liturgy documents | 2 Comments