Daily Archives: 4 August 2008

St Paul as Pastor

(This is Neil.) The Oxford Jesuit Nicholas King has a short piece on “Paul as Pastor” in the July issue of The Pastoral Review. I will briefly summarize. After all, it is the Year of St Paul. Fr King begins … Continue reading

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Copyright Pragmatics

Getting the internet finally rolling from the home computer has been nice. I’ve been able to catch up a bit on a few other blogs. I see a Big Copyright discussion in progress at NLM that has drawn Amy’s attention. … Continue reading

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Two At The Foot of the Cross

Tammy Plotner writes at Universe Today today: Summertime conjures up great images of enjoying a double dip ice cream cone, and what more wonderful way to enjoy than with two flavors? Would you like to have some fun while the … Continue reading

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Server Jackets

Surfing on the web page of one of my favorite radio stations, I ran across this image of altar servers in white — not albs, but something like jackets. Never saw anything like this. In my first parish as a … Continue reading

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With the current fad to recast all things “liturgy” into “divine worship,” do you wonder why the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL) hasn’t yet become ICEDW? Even the USCCB has a foot in the new door, though … Continue reading

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FIYH 101: Practicing

This is one lots of preachers, lectors, and even musicians have trouble with: practice. Ever since we were kids, perhaps. But the advice here is not only sound, but it really helps: [101] After revising the homily; practice it. Repeat … Continue reading

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