Daily Archives: 16 July 2008

FIYH 68: Limits and Possibilities

The next ten numbered sections fall under the heading of “The Limits and Possibilities of Liturgical Preaching.” The bishops ask six questions many clergy and most concerned Catholics might frame: [68] But isn’t all this too limited a view of … Continue reading

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On Liturgical Music

(This is Neil.) Let’s begin with a very basic question: Why does music have a place in the liturgy? In an earlier post, I quoted the Princeton theologian Gordon Graham, “[W]e need to conceive of music as a vital instrument … Continue reading

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Alternative to Apologetics

Zenit ran this interesting piece on various contemporary musicians spreading the Gospel in the days leading up to WYD. Interesting was this comment from a guitarist and seminarian, Bernard Drumm: A lot of young Catholics have been brought up with … Continue reading

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Dancing into WYD

The cardinal doesn’t appear drastically overdressed in this image from WYD. Contrast to cultural or native dress from these young women. It’s probably a relief for him to get away from the public pressure on him these days. I was … Continue reading

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