Category Archives: Liturgy

Keep Holy the Sabbath

The third commandment tell us: Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days youshall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do … Continue reading

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Fr. Z ‘s Annual Rant About Ascension Thursday Sunday

My favorite deacon rants every year about the moving of the once holy day of obligation, Ascension Thursday, to Sunday.  But he deeply dislikes the change for more personal reasons. As anyone who has gone through RCIA with us knows, … Continue reading

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Bad Liturgical News.

I know, I know. I promised to retire from the liturgical police. But Jimmy Akin discovered something that got my Irish/Italian up. The (US) English translation of the Christmas Proclamation differs significantly from the Latin text. The English translation is … Continue reading

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Catholic Church Music is Ecclesiastical Karaoke

What he said. From the Catholic News Agency: “London, England, Apr 14, 2011 / 05:46 am (CNA).- A Grammy winning music director has delivered a stinging attack upon modern Church music.  Joseph Cullen, choral director at the London Symphony Orchestra, … Continue reading

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