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  • n. Plural form of rubric.


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  • But the other thing that I did, which was an innovation, was produce what are called rubrics or levels of performance.

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  • They are the ones who are terrorizing principals and other administrators with these bizarre ritualized meetings at which they humiliate people who know a thousand times more about reality than they do by reducing everything to their "rubrics" and "martices."

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  • For centuries, that Mass served as a structured sacrifice with directives, called "rubrics," that were not optional.

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  • Among other things, the revised edition of the Missale Romanum contains prayers for the observances of recently canonized saints, additional prefaces for the Eucharistic Prayers, additional Votive Masses and Masses and Prayers for Various Needs and Intentions, and some updated and revised rubrics (instructions) for the celebration of the Mass.


  • At the priest's communion the rubrics say "ad altare versus", [8] which would be redundant if the celebrant stood behind the altar facing the people anyway.


  • [6] The rubrics of the renewed Missale Romanum of Pope Paul VI presuppose a common direction of priest and people for the core of the Eucharistic liturgy.


  • [9] The third Editio typica of the renewed Missale Romanum, approved by Pope John Paul II on 10 April 2000 and published in spring 2002, retains these rubrics.


  • The argument in favor of allocating investable assets to parts of the planet that not long ago were considered the third world, can be divided simply into five parts, under the rubrics of banking, energy, consumerism, education and culture, and politics.

    Five Reasons To Invest In Emerging Markets

  • He becomes leader of Europe, and Humanitarianism becomes the official state religion (complete with its own new rubrics and rituals, celebrated by the swelling ranks of apostate Catholic priests).

    April 11th, 2009

  • How many priests have been called "backward" or "anticonciliar" because of the mere fact of celebrating in a solemn or pious manner or simply for fully obeying the rubrics!

    Cardinal CaƱizares Writes About Usus Antiquior and Liturgical Reform


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