Daily Archives: 23 June 2011

Vespers for Corpus Christi (BrevRom)

No frill vespers read from the Breviarium Romanum.

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WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Post Communion – using God

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord, or Corpus Christi, Corpus Domini in some places, actually falls on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, not on Sunday.  It is supposed to correspond to the Mass of the Last … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Super Oblata – Eucharist: sign of unity, flashpoint of discord

The Roman calendar observes Corpus Christi today.  In another place I drilled into the Collect.   Let’s look at the Super Oblata, or “Prayer over the gifts”, in the new, corrected translation called the “Prayer over the offerings”.
SUPER OBLATA (2002MR):
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NYC, Manhattan 23 June: Corpus Christi with procession

Today, Thursday, 23 June at 6 pm there will be a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form, followed by a procession with the Blessed Sacrament, in Manhattan, NYC, at the Church of the Holy Innocents (128 W 37th – btw … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi no frills Matins (Breviarium Romanum)

No frill Matins for Corpus Christi with the Roman Breviary.  Perhaps the weary brethren can make use of it.  The hymn is particularly nice.
You can follow on Divinum Officium or your iPhone app BrevMeum.
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Too stupid for words: planting trees instead of going to confession

I am not making this up.  This is from Treehugger.
Really.
Priest in Brazil Replaces Prayer With Tree-Planting
by Stephen Messenger, Porto Alegre, Brazil on 06.22.11
Planting trees may be a great way to help save the environment, but thanks to one Catholic diocese … Continue reading

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A face only the sculptor could love

Remember this?

Direct from an episode of Doctor Who, comes this new statue at the Stazione Termini in Rome.
Some people think it is monstrous.
I am one of them.
The sculptor is defending his work.
From CNA:

John Paul II sculptor defends his work
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