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canon

(1) Dogma, see there.
(2) Paradigm, see there.
(3) Working rule, see there.
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That is what we say in the Preface to the Canon of the Mass. The posture for thanksgiving and praise is standing, according to the "Letter on Postures and Gestures" published by the U.S.
For the pope and our bishops, even though we will be remembering them formally in the Canon of the Mass (Is it still called the Canon?) because, God knows, they need all the prayers they can get.
She makes much of Luther's insistence on the sermon, and his abolition of the canon of the mass. No reference is made to the studies by Vajta, Reed, or to my own studies in this area.