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  • Book release: Benedict XVI and Beauty in Sacred Art and Architecture

    04/06/2011 9:58:59 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 02-09-11 | St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy
    Book release: Benedict XVI and Beauty in Sacred Art and Architecture Posted on February 9, 2011 by verbumpatris From St. Colman’s Society for Catholic LiturgyPress releaseBenedict XVI and Beauty in Sacred Art and ArchitectureProceedings of the Second Fota International Liturgy ConferenceSt. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce the publication of  Benedict XVI and Beauty in Sacred Art and Architecture: Proceedings of the Second Fota International Liturgy Conference by Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland on 25 March 2011.The book is edited by D. Vincent Twomey and Janet Rutherford.In an historic meeting with artists in 2009, Pope Benedict XVI...
  • Catholic (and some Christian) Symbols [Ecumenical]

    02/26/2011 9:42:30 AM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies · 1+ views ^ | not given | MM Del Rosario
    Catholic Symbols By MM Del Rosario Since the earliest times, the concept of symbolism has appeared in every human culture, social structure and religious system. Signs and symbols play a vital role in all of the world's religions as object on which thoughts and prayers can be focused. Symbols point a way through the spiritual world, they act as badges of faith, teaching tools and aids on the journey towards an understanding of complex philosophies. See all 9 photos CRUCIFIX The crucifix is a Cross with the figure of the body of Jesus Christ attached to it. This is...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: SCAPULAR MEDAL, 09-21-10

    09/21/2010 8:47:50 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies ^ | 09-21-10 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):SCAPULAR MEDAL A blessed medal, worn or carried on the person, instead of one or more of the small scapulars. It was authorized as a substitute by St. Pius X in 1910. It bears on one side a representation of the Sacred Heart, and on the other an image of the Blessed Virgin. It replaces any (or all) of the small scapulars in which a person has been invested. Investing in each case must be done with the scapular and not the medal. The medal is to be blessed by a priest who has the faculties...
  • Liturgical Vestments (and prayers the priest says while vesting for Mass)

    12/30/2008 8:17:01 PM PST · by Salvation · 29 replies · 2,218+ views ^ | not given |
    Liturgical Vestments   When vesting for the liturgy, the cleric first washes his hands, praying: Give virtue to my hands, O Lord, that being cleansed from all stain I might serve you with purity of mind and body. Latin version:Da, Domine, virtutem manibus meis ad abstergendum omnem maculam ut sine pollutione mentis et corporis valeam tibi servire.     Then he puts on his:   AmiceSymbol of the helmet of salvationThe amice is a rectangular piece of white linen with two strings at the upper corners which a cleric uses underneath his alb to cover the neck so that the Roman...
  • Jubilee Medal of St. Benedict [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus}

    07/10/2008 8:29:55 PM PDT · by Salvation · 18 replies · 396+ views ^ | not available | Fisheaters
    Jubilee Medal of St. Benedict  The medal of St. Benedict is a very powerful sacramental with exorcizing properties; the exorcism is written right on it. First a little history: St. Benedict of Nursia, Italy (A.D. 480-543), the twin brother of St. Scholastica, is considered to be the Father of Western monasticism, and his "Rule of St. Benedict" came to be the basis of organization for many religious orders (his own Order has its cradle at Monte Cassino, Italy, about 80 miles South of Rome). At any rate, in order to understand the symbology of the Medal, you must know of...
  • 'Holy Things To The Holy': Sacred Things, Places, and Times [Ecumenical]

    07/07/2008 2:34:11 PM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies · 690+ views
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    'Holy Things To The Holy': Sacred Things, Places, and Times Issue: What does the Church call sacred and why? What is the proper use of the sacred? Response: According to the Code of Canon Law (Codex Iuris Canonici [CIC], c. 12-5), a place is said to be sacred if it is designated for divine worship. Such things must be used according to their purpose in divine worship to the exclusion of any common or ordinary usage. Sacred times are those times set apart in which “the astonishing actions of the Savior God” are commemorated in order to give God thanks and...