Daily Archives: 9 March 2023

Messing Up Important Words

A social media friend posted somewhat negatively on this article from last week’s OSV. Another friend, a lay colleague in liturgy, commented: It really is important that the priest gets the minimum words right! God’s mercy is not bound by … Continue reading

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Sacramentum Caritatis 21: Pastoral Concerns

One would expect bishops to double down on the tried and true where Reconciliation is concerned. Pope Benedict devotes some attention to Some pastoral concerns. These include the usual suspects: forms and place for the sacrament, catechesis for it, and indulgences. … Continue reading

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