Daily Archives: 9 October 2006

Bending, Rigidity, and Politeness

  Applied to musicians–church musicians. Rock reports on it. You know: that consistory of musicians gathered in Chicago to take a look at MCW2. Good thing they didn’t conduct it in the blogosphere. What was remarkable was the restraint and … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium 60

Part three of Lumen Gentium’s epilogue, “On the Blessed Virgin and the Church” leads off with a reminder that Christ is the “one Mediator.” There is but one Mediator as we know from the words of the apostle, “for there … Continue reading

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Jazz

Misunderstood. Decadent. Spiritual. Acquired taste. American. Lots more and all of the above. Three short episodes of awareness over the past thirty-six hours have got me thinking on this. Hopefully you too might have something to add. Yesterday was our … Continue reading

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“Peace is born in our heart through the presence of someone who loves us …”

This was the Saturday midday meditation delivered by Brother Alois at the Taizé meeting at Kolkata: All of us gathered here together would like to prepare ways of peace. But many people across the world experience situations of conflict or … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium 59

Readers today are reminded of the infalliable Marian doctrines. Remember that Christians have long held in faith the witness of grace in the Immaculate Conception and the Dormition/Assumption of Mary. These were not theological insights dropped from heaven in 1854 … Continue reading

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