Daily Archives: 17 August 2022

Ministeria Quaedam 2-3: Reexamine, Remove, Retain

A little more history: Some of these functions, which were more closely connected with the liturgical celebration, slowly came to be considered as a training in preparation for the reception of sacred orders. As a result, the offices of porter, … Continue reading

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Desiderio Desideravi 36: Who Celebrates

In the generation or two after Vatican II some Catholics, especially priests, objected to the term “celebrant” being applied to the lay people in the liturgical assembly. That was more about poor theology and maybe a bit of self-esteem issues. … Continue reading

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The Role of Women and the Tide

I saw a few posts in social media this week on the various local iterations of the universal synod. The topic was and is the role of women. Another lay person, a non-woman, wrote this: I will climb on this … Continue reading

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