Daily Archives: 27 January 2007

“Love is actually rather ordinary …”

(Neil, again.) Here, in the Sunday Times’ “Credo” column, Monsignor Roderick Strange writes about the second reading for this Sunday’s Mass (1 Cor 12:31-13:13): Familiarity does not always breed contempt, but it can dull awareness. Consider, for example, St Paul’s … Continue reading

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What is Discernment?

(This is Neil, Todd’s contributor, posting here.) I’ve been following some of the discussion regarding the Intentional Disciples blog with great interest, particularly the posts on discernment below. I am especially grateful for the response of the writers from the … Continue reading

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Organ and Chant: Cultural Euro-Pride?

Maybe it is. Maybe not. But there’s nothing theological in the Church’s reasoning in favor of organ and chant. The pipe organ (and note that the moniker “King of instruments” does not apply to electronic or other organs) does have … Continue reading

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Unitatis Redintegratio 13

With this post, we begin the examination of Chapter III, treating “Churches And Ecclesial Communities Separated From The Roman Apostolic See.” We now turn our attention to the two chief types of division as they affect the seamless robe of … Continue reading

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Unitatis Redintegratio 12

Christian cooperation in any number of endeavors is urged: Before the whole world let all Christians confess their faith in the triune God, one and three in the incarnate Son of God, our Redeemer and Lord. United in their efforts, … Continue reading

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Discernment in Parish Music Ministry

Be sure to check out the last thread with the commentary from two of the folks who blog at Intentional Disciples. Keith Strohm said something important: Guitars or gregorian chant–there is just no way that a music ministry group should … Continue reading

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