Daily Archives: 9 May 2012

Funeral Lectionary: Romans 14:7-9, 10c-12

Except for the Psalms and John’s Gospel, Romans is represented in the funeral Lectionary more than any other book. Possibly because of the apostle’s clarity of theology and teaching. In chapter 14 of Saint Paul’s letter to the Romans, the apostle … Continue reading

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Ave Maria, Bach-Gounod

Two of our students performing: Michael, a recent graduate, on piano and Jesse, one of last year’s graduates, on voice. Ave Maria, Bach-Gounod setting Musical prayer for a May day.

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Bishop Gets The Hook

After deep-sixing Anna Maria College’s invitation to Victoria Kennedy to give a commencement address, Worcester Bishop Robert J. McManus finds himself disinvited too. Raymond L. Delisle, a spokesman for the Diocese of Worcester, said Anna Maria President Jack Calareso and … Continue reading

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RDCA II, 4: Naming a Church

The name is important. I’ve outlined the text here to bullet points: 4. Every church to be dedicated must a have a titular. This may be: the Blessed Trinity; our Lord Jesus Christ invoked according to a mystery of his … Continue reading

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GDC 257-258: “The parish as an environment for catechesis”

The importance of the parish cannot be understated. According to Pope John Paul II, it is where we become aware that ew are people of God. Heady stuff: 257. The parish is, without doubt, the most important locus in which … Continue reading

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