Daily Archives: 6 January 2023

Real Epiphany

Today is a favorite day for many Catholics to utter an annual complaint that today isn’t an obligatory Mass attendance day. Frankly, except for the whining, I’m in agreement with this line of thinking. As a start. There’s more (or … Continue reading

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Sacramentum Caritatis 6: The Church’s Eucharistic Faith

PART ONE of Sacramentum Caritatis spreads across 28 numbered sections, here through #33. We begin with consideration of THE EUCHARIST, A MYSTERY TO BE BELIEVED “This is the work of God: that you believe in him whom he has sent” … Continue reading

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DSCAP 46-49: Order of Celebration, the Communion Rite

We get to the Communion Rite. The curia might be concerned about a thanksgiving not looking anything like the Eucharistic Prayer, but the element of a SCAP that resembles Mass the most in the eyes of most Catholics is the … Continue reading

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