Daily Archives: 9 December 2006

Sacrosanctum Concilium 93

Regarding music in the Office, the bishops said this: To whatever extent may seem desirable, the hymns are to be restored to their original form, and whatever smacks of mythology or ill accords with Christian piety is to be removed or … Continue reading

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What is Heaven Like?

  Todd’s very interesting post below on music for funerals had me (Neil, of course) wondering about the theology of heaven. Obviously, conceptions and misconceptions about heaven might shape one’s musical choices for the funeral rites of deceased loved ones. … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 92

This is about as specific as the council bishops get: As regards the readings, the following shall be observed: a) Readings from sacred scripture shall be arranged so that the riches of God’s word may be easily accessible in more … Continue reading

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The Holiday Buffet II

  More holiday suggestions from a friend of a friend. Consider this series a public service announcement for the blogosphere. Enjoy. Drink as much eggnog as you can. And quickly. Like fine single-malt scotch, it’s rare. In fact, it’s even … Continue reading

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