Daily Archives: 14 December 2017

VNO 21-24: For Civil Needs of Government

Beginning with the 21st VNO Mass, we look to various “Civil Needs.”  Some of them have no proper antiphons assigned, Masses for the nation or state (#21), for those in public office (#22), for a governing assembly (#23), or for … Continue reading

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Aparecida 293-294: Parishes And RCIA

There is no substitute for parishes. Clergy and religious don’t initiate on their own. Neither do specialized groups, associations, or extra-parish communities. Their members might inspire seekers. But parishes celebrate the full range of sacraments and possess the community to … Continue reading

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