November 11, 2006

This coming week: the bishops of the U.S.A. will speak about matters of great importance.

The Catholic bishops of the U.S.A. (“United States Conference of Catholic Bishops” or U.S.C.C.B.) will meet in Baltimore this coming Monday to Thursday. Among the items they will take up are the following.
A reorganization plan for their national conference

A revision of the Lectionary for Mass for selected days in the season of Advent

A directory for music and the liturgy for use in the dioceses of the United States

A statement on receiving the sacrament of the Eucharist worthily

Guidelines for ministry to persons with a homosexual inclination

Pastoral guidance on the Church’s teaching concerning contraception and a culture of life

Elect a new Conference Secretary and several committee chairmen

The website of Catholic News Service has an article with more details.
Click HERE for it.

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