Thursday, March 15, 2007

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German monastery

Have you no parishes to care for?


Mega-concelebration for Pentecost at the Basilica of the Cure d'Ars. I suspect I know where the Saintly Patron of the Parish Clergy would prefer you to be.
Large-scale concelebrations from the Apostolic Exhortation published this week.
61. The Synod considered the quality of participation in the case of large-scale celebrations held on special occasions and involving not only a great number of the lay faithful, but also many concelebrating priests. On the one hand, it is easy to appreciate the importance of these moments, especially when the Bishop himself celebrates, surrounded by his presbyterate and by the deacons. On the other hand, it is not always easy in such cases to give clear expression to the unity of the presbyterate, especially during the Eucharistic Prayer and the distribution of Holy Communion. Efforts need to be made lest these large-scale concelebrations lose their proper focus. This can be done by proper coordination and by arranging the place of worship so that priests and lay faithful are truly able to participate fully. It should be kept in mind, however, that here we are speaking of exceptional concelebrations, limited to extraordinary situations.

Alien Image of Christ alert


The Belgian Inter-Diocesan Liturgical People's Calender

Cardinal Mahony's part of the vineyard.

Devastated by Bongos, Dancers, and (a!! ) Father-Mother God