Daily Archives: 2 January 2022

The Armchair Liturgist: Praying For Nearby Parishes

Before commencing the Eucharistic Prayer this morning, the pastor mentioned one of our neighboring parishes–the one in my town of residence. Pray for them on their patronal feast, he asked. Years ago, I made sure the parish school observed school … Continue reading

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More Blogging Ahead in 2022

A few notes about what’s ahead … Eventually, we’ll get back to the extended topics of Penance and Reconciliation, and Traditionis Custodes. When I feel like it in a few days. After they finish, maybe a break from church documents. … Continue reading

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Resurfacing Sabbath and Sunday

You may have noticed that the Laudato Si’ 237 discussion has awakened recently. I welcome comments and discussion here. I suspect the action there is driven by some aspect of the google. At the risk of making a rabbit hole … Continue reading

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Royalties For Spirituals

I noticed the article with the headline “This church is paying ‘royalties’ when it sings spirituals composed by enslaved Africans,” used its acceptable term “Negro Spirituals” in the subtitle. I wasn’t sure of the acceptance of the term. This from … Continue reading

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