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Maundy Thursday - Diocese of Scranton THE ROCKIN TRADDY ~ LIFE IN THE DIOCESE OF SCRANTON - April 17, 2014 ... Confirmation, Holy Orders, Unction, and the consecration of Altars and churches. At the evening Mass, after the bells ring during the Gloria, they are rung no more until the Easter Vigil (a wooden clapper called a "crotalus" is used insead). Parents explain this to their children by saying that the all the bells fly to Rome after the Gloria of the Mass on Maundy Thursday to visit the Popes. Children are told that the bells sleep on the roof of St. Peter's Basilica, and, ...http://rockintraddy.blogspot.com/2014/04/maundy-thursday-diocese-of-scranton.html
It's St. Paddy's Day, and That's No Blarney! RUNS WITH ANGELS . . . LIVES WITH SAINTS! - March 17, 2014 ... Well, what do a bunch of 4th graders know? Time to dredge up 'Uardo's kindergarten leprechaun trap project. Have a good day! Leprechaun trap Over and ...http://runswithangels.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/its-st-paddys-day-and-thats-no-blarney/
Glimpses of 18th Century Rome IDLE SPECULATIONS - February 21, 2014 ... Diocese of Rome as well as all abbots and others from further afield The Council reiterated and made clear the binding force of Unigenitus . T he Council called for the suppression of Jansenism and the solemn confirmation of the Bull "Unigenitus", which was declared a rule of faith demanding the fullest obedience. The main items of reform concerned reform of the clergy. Clergy had to wear "the uniform of the clergy" and reside within the jurisdiction where his ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/Uocyk/~3/kzvDeg2XHmQ/glimpses-of-18th-century-rome.html
Why, Yes, My Mother Did Buy These Clothes for Me, Thank You! JUST WORDS - February 19, 2014 23 Reasons Why A Priest Should Wear His Collar Msgr. Charles M. Mangan & Father Gerald E. Murray. "Why a priest should wear his Roman collar." The Roman collar is a sign of priestly consecration to the Lord. As a wedding ring distinguishes husband and wife and symbolizes the union they enjoy, so the Roman collar identifies bishops and priests (and often deacons and seminarians) and manifests their proximity to the Divine Master by virtue of their ...http://frpete.tumblr.com/post/77175984962
How God Bends Time SPIRITUAL DEVOTIONAL - January 20, 2014 ... details were correct. Except for one thing: I had expected his name to be Paul. He replied, with an intense stare," Oh! That is my Confirmation name!" The Bible is filled with examples of how God can predict the future and bring to pass His plans and prophecies for us. God can even bend time. He can make the past the future. He can know you before you even exist. Psalm 139: 13- 16 says, " For you created my inmost being; you knit me in my mother's womb. . My frame was not ...http://spiritualdevotional.blogspot.com/2014/01/how-god-bends-time.html
Popular Piety: Scapulars and Medals GODZDOGZ - January 19, 2014 ... in one of his columns: Whenever men really believe that they can get to the spiritual they always employ the material. When the purpose is good, it is bread and wine; when the purpose is evil, it is eye of newt and toe of frog. It is worth being aware of a tendency - that I certainly find present in myself - to credit God with so much in His Creation and in His Incarnation and then to express incredulity at small marvels and signs. Scapulars... A scapular is a kind of sacramental: a prayer, ...http://godzdogz.op.org/2014/01/popular-piety-scapulars-and-medals.html
Did You See What They Did There? THE MUNIMENT ROOM - January 9, 2014 ... there is no room for experimentation. There is variation of choice available in the Missal and rubrics, and these are sufficient to permit "the right kind of living liturgy". By 1980 - only five years later - there had been change at the top: Cardinal Heenan was dead and had been replaced by Abp Hume; Abp Beck had gone from Liverpool, to be replaced by Abp Worlock; Abp Cowderoy had been replaced by Abp Bowen etc etc etc. The Bishops' Conference asked Abp Worlock to set up a National Pastoral ...http://ttonys-blog.blogspot.com/2014/01/did-you-see-what-they-did-there.html