Daily Archives: 16 January 2007

“A Whole Different Style”

I’m glad I missed this one. Amy posted at length yesterday on Washington Archbishop Wuerl’s “unsatisfactory” remarks when asked if he planned to take Speaker Pelosi to task on her abortion stance. This is part of the conversation between California … Continue reading

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The Affective Side of Liturgical Music

In the post on the hymn “Jesus so tenderly calls me” Ephrem surfaced the issue of the emotional life of Catholic sung prayer. (C)an we sing about the joy of salvation? How delightful it is to be brought into Communion … Continue reading

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Unitatis Redintegratio 1

Vatican II’s Decree on Ecumenism, Unitatis Redintegratio is an important document, promulgated in November 1964, toward the end of the third council session. It deals with Christian disunity between East and West as well as between Roman and Reformation traditions. … Continue reading

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Love Without Limits V

(Neil again). I would like to present one more excerpt from the Very Reverend John Breck’s translations of Archimandrite Lev Gillet’s Amour Sans Limites, originally published in 1971 by “A Monk of the Eastern Church.” You can find the earlier … Continue reading

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