Daily Archives: 22 February 2006

North Americans Iced

The Canadian and US men’s hockey teams lose in the Olympic quarterfinals. This side of the Atlantic, the blame game commences. I’m looking forward to seeing some hockey, though. Meeting up with my bro for a game next week in … Continue reading

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“I Will Awake the Dawn”

I’m reading What is the Point of Being a Christian?, the new book by Fr Timothy Radcliffe, the former Master General of the Dominican Order. Fr Radcliffe tells us, “This book will not try to trace the special ingredient of … Continue reading

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SLJ Reunion

A feature from CNS: Dan Schutte, Tim Manion and Jesuit Fathers Bob Dufford, John Foley and Roc O’Connor were St. Louis Jesuits before they were “the” St. Louis Jesuits who created a new kind of Scripture-based contemporary music for use … Continue reading

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More Faith at the Olympics

CNS bit on guys from the US bobsledding team: Curt Tomasevicz, a Catholic “acolyte” from Shelby, NE, and Brock Kreitzburg, a Christian chaplain from Akron, Ohio, said that sharing a strong faith in God has acted as a special bond … Continue reading

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Conscience, Examination of

Archbishop Forte gives one at the end of his pastoral letter. It’s based on the Ten commandments. Part 4 of the letter is up today, too. It’s well worth reading.

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Armchair Liturgist Part 6

Seemingly in keeping with CS’s theme of the week, Zenit’s weekly liturgy question is on the Sacrament of Reconciliation: Please, I should like to know if it is correct to give general absolution to, say, a group of 15 elderly … Continue reading

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Musician Placement in Catholic Worship

Amy’s pondering it. I have more to say than might fit in a reasonably-sized comment, so let’s kick off the discussion here. I think the origins and motivation of the Catholic Cantor Placement deserves more analysis. It’s not going away … Continue reading

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