Daily Archives: 16 December 2012

WDTPRS: Gaudete Sunday – the “good news” of the chaff’s destiny in “unquenchable fire”

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is nicknamed “Gaudete … Rejoice!”, from the first word of the first chant, the Introit.  Today we relax slightly our penitential focus during Advent.  Some say Advent is not a penitential time, even though it … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Did you see Rose vestments on “Gaudete” Sunday?

Here is a little poll for your 3rd Sunday of Advent.
Please choose an answer and add a comment in the combox.

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Your Sunday Sermons Notes

Was there a good point in the Sunday Sermon you heard today?
What was it!

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QUAERITUR: Catholic funeral for a Lutheran?

From a reader:
My grandmother recently died. She was a Lutheran, but we, her descendents, are Catholic. Who, then, should do the burial? A Lutheran minister, or our Catholic priest? Thank you, and please pray for her soul.
Canon 1183.3 states,
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