Daily Archives: 1 June 2018

The Armchair Liturgist: Starting a Wedding Liturgy

With wedding season in full flower, how about some questions about the Rite of Matrimony? In my current parish, the pastor emeritus gave couples the option of making a brief welcoming statement after the entrance procession. It’s still on the … Continue reading

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GeE 61-62: Seeing God’s Face

Pope Francis makes the case for finding God less in rules, regulations, and such; we behold his face in people: 61. In other words, amid the thicket of precepts and prescriptions, Jesus clears a way to seeing two faces, that … Continue reading

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Aparecida 441d: Pastoral Suggestions Regarding Rights Of Children

Let’s read the Aparecida bishops’ fourth suggestion for ministry to children: d) Protect the dignity and inalienable natural rights of children, without detriment to the legitimate rights of parents. Assure that children receive education adequate to their age in the … Continue reading

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