Daily Archives: 16 June 2008

The Universal Tridentine

The blogosphere is somewhat abuzz over this statement that the pope wants the Tridentine Mass in every parish. Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos (in the miter, right) said the pope is asking seminaries to train new priests in both rites. That … Continue reading

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How About That Monstrance?

Speaking of modern art, what do you make of this monstrance from the International Eucharistic Congress in Qu├ębec City? (Image Credit: CNS, Nancy Wiechec) More on the Congress’s Ark of the New Covenant. The event’s theme song English lyrics are … Continue reading

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FIYH 35-36: Integration

Think back about the last few FIYH posts. Are the bishops expecting too much of preachers? Are they looking for politically savvy biblical scholars who rub shoulders with artists and musicians across the spectrum? Not really. [35] To have a … Continue reading

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Modern Art and the Catholic Church

Jimmy Mac sent me this link on the Vatican wading into the play in contemporary art. Laura Gascoigne on the move: With the Vatican also planning participation in this autumn’s Venice Biennale of Architecture, it appears to be announcing a … Continue reading

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