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Month: August 2009

New Mass translation

The US Roman Catholic Bishop Conference has just launched a website to prepare English-speaking Roman Catholics for the dramatic changes to the Roman Catholic Mass. Currently Roman Catholics know their responses by heart. They don’t hand out sheets with responses when you arrive. They don’t use power point or overhead projectors to put responses up

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good worship is both/and

Yesterday the founder of Facebook’s Praying People Page posted Rev. Mark Brown indicated that he was interested that 71% of the over 5,500 members are female. This is made even more interesting because this almost 3 to 1 imbalance is not the case on my Facebook Liturgy Page where the ratio is 54% male, 46%

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Tweet prayers to Western Wall

In the Old City of Jerusalem for centuries people of the Jewish faith have been writing prayers on pieces of paper and placing them between the massive stones of the Western Wall (Hebrew: הכותל המערבי‎, translit.: HaKotel HaMa’aravi – hence often referred to simply as the Kotel = wall. Arabic: حائط البراق‎, translit.: Ḥā’iṭ Al-Burāq)

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