Daily Archives: 30 October 2006


After some heavy European history earlier this month, I had some fun this past weekend with Chris Roberson‘s Paragaea, reviewed here. I was reading the history mainly to get a sense of the Church’s role in the Great War. I … Continue reading

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Liturgical Rumblings

Talking with some colleagues over the past several days. You know: real world colleagues who have to deal with liturgy in parishes, some of whom are even priests. One friend had an interesting take on the end of the lay … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Auditions for Choir Members

What do you think, liebchens? Good idea? Necessary idea? Pastoral disaster? I’ll weigh in tomorrow with my opinion.

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Dark Rings and Smooth Operators

Here’s the latest full color image from Saturn, looking down on the dark side of the rings. The bright sliver on the lower left is the crescent of the day side of the planet. Looks like Blogger has its act … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 16

More on the study of liturgy: The study of sacred liturgy is to be ranked among the compulsory and major courses in seminaries and religions houses of studies; in theological faculties it is to rank among the principal courses. It … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 15

Short and sweet. Enjoy it; we don’t get too many in the Vatican II department: Professors who are appointed to teach liturgy in seminaries, religious houses of study, and theological faculties must be properly trained for their work in institutes … Continue reading

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