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by FrGareth
Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:04 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Genuflecting Extraordinary Ministers
Replies: 22
Views: 7650

Re: Genuflecting Extraordinary Ministers

In my parish, which has a centrally-located tabernacle east of the altar, the ministers come and stand at the appropriate side of the altar without bowing or genuflecting. They are not passing in front of the Blessed Sacrament at this point, merely approaching the altar on which the Sacrament is pla...
by FrGareth
Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:24 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: When do the children leave?
Replies: 10
Views: 3311

Re: When do the children leave?

In my parish, I continue my predecessor's practice of dismissing the children after the greeting and before the penitential rite. The prayer docmattc refers to is on p. 13 of http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/SOS/LOWC.pdf - we don't currently use that but now I know it's there... On Good Friday 2008, ...
by FrGareth
Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:05 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Services of the Word and Holy Communion
Replies: 21
Views: 7137

Re: Services of the Word and Holy Communion

Some useful resources: For a history of communion-without-Mass in 1st millennium religious order houses, [url]see m[/url] For a review of the practice of daily communion (with obvious implications for Word-and-Communion services), see http://www.drgareth.info/DailyCommunion.pdf (This article was wri...
by FrGareth
Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Core Repertoire
Topic: Liturgical Rites
Replies: 17
Views: 19309

Re: Liturgical Rites

I'd like to pick on another of the liturgical rites mentioned - the Acclamation for the Baptised. I presume this means the optional acclamation immediately following baptism, but perhaps we can widen this to a particular group of congregational responses? As a newly ordained priest (May 2007) I have...
by FrGareth
Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: Core Repertoire
Topic: Psalms
Replies: 30
Views: 35822

Re: Psalms

A final question - which is slightly off on a tangent - how often is the text of the psalm referred to in the homily in people's experience? And presuming a low scoring answer why? As a preacher (ordained deacon 2006, priest 2007) I usually look at the psalm along with the other texts as a possible...