Daily Archives: 16 October 2006

Bishops Over Troubled Waters

Our two “bookend” prelates in the US are not having a good week. NPR looks at a documentary that casts St Blog’s favorite whipping bish in a very bad light. And Rock has been all over Cardinal Edward “No Confidence” … Continue reading

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Chocolate Soufflé and Other Sporting Concoctions

  I think today’s number of posts has been close to a Catholic Sensibility record. I haven’t finished writing my magazine column yet (don’t tell my editor!) but there have been so many fascinating stories to catch up on. I … Continue reading

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Restoration in Arkansas Church

The Arkansas Catholic reports on a 1935 mural’s restoration in a Helena, Arkansas church. It’s hard to tell definitively from this image, but this art seems to be a definite cut above the plaster mold look of preconciliar (and some … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium 69

We’re so close to the finish line on Lumen Gentium, so let’s wrap it up a bit early. It gives great joy and comfort to this holy and general Synod that even among the separated (believers) there are some who … Continue reading

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Aussie Song Contest

If you’re an Australian songwriter, they’re looking for a good song for WYD 2008. Archbishop Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity on it: I invite all musically inclined Australian songwriters to turn their talents to this … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on Ars Celebrandi

Scanning the Zenit archives, catching up on news of the past month, I found this translation of the pope’s response to an Albano priest’s question: As priests, we are called to celebrate a “serious, simple and beautiful liturgy,” to use … Continue reading

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First LifeTeen Now Priest Band

Are Kansas-siders wondering what happened to their nice, buttoned-down archdiocese? This from CNS: If that pulsing beat and those screaming guitars are driving you crazy at night, think twice before calling the cops on those rock-star wannabes jammin’ out down … Continue reading

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