Daily Archives: 28 August 2015

This Side of the Atlantic … I Wish

Friend and frequent commentator David sent me this image earlier this week. After getting the first goal of this week’s round of the Capital One Cup … and winning easily … they get the young miss’s favorite at home. In … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Scheduling Funerals

At my last parish, when we had a rare funeral, daily Mass at noon would be “cancelled,” and people were invited to worship at 11am, 10:30, or the late morning time when we scheduled with the family and funeral home. … Continue reading

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Cinquant’anni Dopo 16: Proper Attire

Cardinal Robert Sarah criticizes certain behaviors of lay ministers in June 2015 essay for L’Osservatore Romano. In this regard it is deplorable that the sanctuary in our churches is not a place strictly reserved for divine worship, that people enter … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 75: Proper Places for God and People

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. 75. A spirituality which forgets God as all-powerful and Creator is not acceptable. That is how we end up worshipping earthly powers, or ourselves usurping the place of … Continue reading

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