Category Archives: Fr. Fernando Lopez

Music and Liturgy

POPE BENEDICT XVI The importance of music in biblical religion is shown very simply by the fact that the verb "to sing" (with related words such as "song", and so forth) is one of the most commonly used words in the Bible. It occurs 309 times in the Old Testament and 36 in the New.…
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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

From the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Article 3 The Sacrament of the Eucharist The institution of the Eucharist 1337 The Lord, having loved those who were his own, loved them to the end. Knowing that the hour had come to leave this world and return to the Father, in the course of a meal…
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GUIDELINES FOR BAPTISM IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

As you are seeking the baptism of your child in the Roman Catholic Church, the following guidelines are presented to help you embark upon this journey of faith with Christ and his Church. A. The Sanctifying Role of the Church (Code of Canon Law, c. 842, 849; Catechism of the Catholic Church 1213, 1263, 1265,…
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Do and Do not

In the spirit of good worship to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and to create a good church environment where everyone feels the need to give thanks to God and to pray for their personal needs, it is important to maintain and exercise “reverence” in church as Fr. Guardini encourages us in his books.…
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