Monthly Archives: March 2004

Taking action

The point being, when something terribly wrong goes on at your parish, what can you do about it? I would agree that lay people should educate themselves on good liturgy. Reading from a wide variety of sources, not just comfortable … Continue reading

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Will the New Rubricism be the death of us?

I sure hope not. Remember this? “Pastors of souls must therefore realize that, when the Liturgy is celebrated, something more is required than the mere observation of the laws governing valid and licit celebration; it is their duty also to … Continue reading

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Cynical Politics

Those who know me know I’m cynical about a very few things in my life. But politics are one of them. Getting into an interesting blog thread here so I’d like to share my thoughts as I change my stripe … Continue reading

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Sensibility on anger at liturgy

Some comments here from Amy Welborn on getting mad (or not) at liturgy. My two cents as I jump off from there: Few are more frustrated than good liturgists at the perceived failings of parish worship. I remember coming down … Continue reading

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Weakland’s retirement

After his retirement in disgrace, admitting to an affair with and a hush-money payoff to a younger man, Archbishop Rembert Weakland has made some appearances lately that have stirred the pot. He was set to celebrate confirmation at his former … Continue reading

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Some musical odds and ends

Kingsfold is one of my favorite hymn tunes. My flute player has a hard adjustment this year, as the parish is learning “I Heard the Voice of Jesus,” and she is used to “Star of the County Down,” a very … Continue reading

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Picking Up

Top ten orthodox Catholic pick-up lines What a fantasy. I would need to be young, single, and conservative. Nah. It’d never work.

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