Sacraments of Initiation
Part 2 History

Chapter i20 Summary History of  Christian Initiation


 


 


 


 


 


 

Devotions

Part 1 Introductory Materials

Chapter v17 Bibliography

Church Documents

Popular Religion

Liturgy and Devotions

Devotional Prayer

Internet Resources

Hispanic Popular Religion

For a review of current literature on Popular Religion see: Robert E. Wright. "Popular Religiosity:  Review of Literature" in Volume 7 of Liturgical Ministry.  Summer 1998.  Collegeville, MN.

Church Documents

Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline for the Sacraments.  The Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy: Principles and Guidelines, (December, 2001) Text available in English on the Vatican web site at  http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/ccdds/documents/ rc_con_ccdds_doc_20030513_vers-direttorio_en.html

Pope Paul Vi,  Marialis Cultus, Apostolic Exhortation for the Right Ordering and Development of Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. (February 2, 1974)  Text available in English at  http://www.papalencyclicals.net/Paul06/p6marial.htm

United States Catholic Conference. Solemn Exposition of the Holy Eucharist.   Liturgy Documentary Series #11 (USCCB, 1996.  Publication No. 5-106).  ISBN 1-57445-106-X.  This text seems to be currently out of print.

Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy. Norms Governing Liturgical Calendars.  The Liturgy Documentary Series, Number 6.  Washington DC: Office of Publishing and Promotion Services, USCCB, 1984. Publication number 928-9.  $6.95 paper.  This is a very helpful (and fundamental) document for understanding the structure of the liturgical year and the liturgical celebration of the saints and feasts.

USCCB.  Book of Blessings.

CLSA Proceedings #64, 2002 pp121-146.

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Popular Religion

Charles H.  Lippy.  Being Religious, American Style: A History of Popular Religiosity in the United States. Westport ,CT: Greenwood. (Praeger Publishers) 1994 ISBN 0-275-94901-X. Paper. $22.95.  296 pages.

Joyce Ann Zimmerman (Editor). Popular Religion Volume 7, Summer 1998 Edition of Liturgical Ministry.  Collegeville, MN.

Taves, Ann.  The Household of Faith:  Roman Catholic Devotions in Mid-Nineteenth Century America.  Notre Dame, IN.  University of Notre Dame Press, 1986.  (When I taught the course in 1995, we used this as a text.)

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Liturgy and Devotions

Carl Dehne.  "Popular Devotions"  The New Dictionary of Sacramental Worship, pages 331-340. Editor:  Peter E. Fink S.J.  The Liturgical Press.  Collegeville, MN.

Carl Dehne. "Roman Catholic Popular Devotions, " Worship 49 (1975): 446-460.

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Devotional Prayer

La Maison-Dieu 236 (2003:4) The entire volume is dedicated to "Devotions, Prayers, and Superstition" and contains a commentary on the Roman Directory on popular devotions. 

2002 September 4, Cardinal Norberto Rivera.  "The Place of Popular Devotion", L'Osservatore Romano. http://www.petersnet.net/research/retrieve_full.cfm?RecNum=4616

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Internet Resources

http://www.pray-as-you-go.org

http://cara.georgetown.edu/devotionpractice.pdf

On the Net:

Saint Names for Your Baby: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/saint-names-for-your-baby/id548636698?mt=8

Patron Saints: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/patron-saints/id548638713?mt=8

Confirmation Names: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/confirmation-names/id548057079?mt=8

 

 

 

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Hispanic Popular Religion

Robert Brancatelli.  Religiosidad Popular.  Volume 77, Number 3 of Worship. May 2003.  Collegeville MN.

Orlando O. Espn.  The Faith of the People:  Theological Reflections on Popular Catholicism.  Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books, 1997.  ISBN 1-57075-0308.  $25.00.

Mark R. Francis, C.S.V. and Arturo J. Perez-Rodriguez.  Primero Dios: Hispanic Liturgical Resource. Chicago: Liturgical Training Publications, 1997.

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