Daily Archives: 10 May 2006


A comet breaks up over your backyard. Catch a falling “star” in 2022.

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Seasons and Peace

Off to the symphony tonight. The KCSO is putting on a one-shot special in the Folly Theatre tonight: Michael Stern conducts this “seasonal” program that includes Gordon Chin’s impressive Formosa Seasons and two movements from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. The … Continue reading

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Whiffs of Hypocrisy

… from different corners. Here, you have a protest at BC about honoring the US Secretary of State. Dr Rice seems a potential target for pro-life activists, too, but I haven’t heard anything from that quarter. I suppose being mildly … Continue reading

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Armchair Liturgist: Singing the Consecration

The question is lobbed to Father Edward McNamara, Zenit’s liturgy Q & A man: I attended Midnight Mass this past Christmas Eve while visiting friends in N. I do believe this is the first time I have experienced the priest … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 51

Gaudium et Spes 51 explores the “but” part of “This is the ideal, but …” This council realizes that certain modern conditions often keep couples from arranging their married lives harmoniously, and that they find themselves in circumstances where at … Continue reading

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The Isenheim Altarpiece

A few months ago, I posted on an article on simplicity by Douglas Burton-Christie. He has a similarly themed piece in the March/April Weavings on the Isenheim Altarpiece. Many years ago, as a student, Burton-Christie traveled to the French town … Continue reading

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