Daily Archives: 13 June 2008

Top Ten Monks

With Chant: Music for Paradise, the Cistercian monks of the Stift Heiligenkreuz Abbey have debuted at #9 on the British pop charts. Nice. Zenit interviews Father Karl Wallner, OCSO. (This cd) was born from joy and carries joy. And the … Continue reading

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What If You Held a Liturgy War …

… and nobody showed up? Not quite nobody, but there were enough bishops playing hooky from the USCCB meeting in Orlando that a vote on the Proper of Seasons, the part of the Roman Missal that includes prayers for the … Continue reading

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FIYH 31: Liberal Arts and Culture

FIYH makes a case for the preacher to be engaged with the art and literature of a culture. I think that a nation’s culture should have priority. For the US, that means American philosophers, authors, and so on. Not to … Continue reading

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Carnival of Space #58

The 58th Carnival of Space is up at Universe Today. It’s closer than the half-million miles to Enceladus as “false-color” imaged above by Cassini. When I first tuned into these carnival things, the Catholic bloggers’ type, I thought, “Wait. I … Continue reading

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