It’s often been called the four-hymn sandwich, one at the beginning of Mass, one for the Offertory, one for Communion time and one at the end to send us all home. A neat package of wordage that may or may not have been planned with care, but it is what we have come to expect, words with a difference.
In doing so he has strongly rejected the increasingly common option of coping with the dwindling number of ordained ministers by combining or “clustering” parishes.
The 63-year-old cardinal is a top aide and advisor to Pope Francis.
Chris McDonnell May 12th 2017
Sometimes people you have never met face to face have an influence in your life that is hard to measure.
It might be a family member, maybe a great Grandma, who died before you were born but whose name and life has run bright as oral DNA through the thread of your family tree, always talked about, respected and held in high regard, especially as an example to young ones. Their influence pervades our lives even though our times are very different. Pointers and patterns remain.
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