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Godzdogz

The blog of the Dominican student brothers at Blackfriars, Oxford.

Built on the four pillars of our Dominican life – preaching, prayer, study, and community – Godzdogz offers many resources for exploring the Catholic Faith today.
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A-Z of the Mass - Jewish Synagogue Worship

Thursday, August 05, 2010
When we assist at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, it is perhaps, easy to forget how much in our liturgy we draw from our Jewish heritage. Both our buildings and the liturgical functions that we celebrate within them resonate strongly with this heritage. In particular, we see many liturgical similarities between what was known as the Mass of the Catechumens, now known as the Liturgy of the Word, and Jewish synagogue worship. For Jews, as for Catholics, prayer and worship do not necessarily have to take place within a purpose built structure, but these structures represent a good starting point to examine that which best exemplifies the liturgical tradition and function of each faith, providing as they do, a common place of worship where members of each faith may gather in praise of God.
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A-Z of the Mass: Incense

Monday, August 02, 2010
“For it came to pass, when the flame went up towards heaven from off the altar, the angel of the Lord ascended in the flame of the altar” (Judges 13:20) Read more

In Case of Heresy Break Glass!

Monday, August 02, 2010

The Dedication of the Priory Church of Our Lady of the Rosary & St. Dominic, London

Sunday, August 01, 2010
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