Daily Archives: 3 May 2006

More on the Chinese consecrations and Card. Zen

Someone kindly shared some articles from the South China Morning Post which shed more light on the situation in China and the illicit (but valid) consecrations of bishops for the People Republic of China’s "Patriotic Catholic Association", the official Church … Continue reading

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I am very grateful to the fellow who volunteered a translation of the famous "Internet Prayer" into Swedish.  Kindly say a prayer for him.  This week we also added Vietnamese.  Progress!  
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At Cross purposes

On Zenit there are regular forays into liturgical Q&A. Recently there was a question about the direction the corpus of the altar Cross should face.

“Q: When an altar crucifix is used during the celebration of Mass, ought the corpus to be facing toward the priest or toward the congregation?”

Ya know… this is not a problem when the altar is ad orientem and everyone is facing the same direction, right? Continue reading

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