Daily Archives: 23 June 2009

Posting Scarce

I’ll be off to a conference at Loras College in Dubuque for the next three days. I’ve been engaged to lead two topic sessions on the “Theology of Choirs and the Liturgical Assembly,” as lensed through the USCCB document Sing … Continue reading

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Mass on tv, PBS or Otherwise

So PBS won’t accept any new religious programming. This is something of a lament, but perhaps less so than it appears. Where do Catholic shut-ins view televised liturgy? It’s been a discussion at my new parish, as we’ve relied for … Continue reading

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Love Without Limits XI

(This is Neil) In his current column, Father John Breck provides an eleventh excerpt from Archimandrite Lev Gillet’s Amour Sans Limites, originally published in 1971 under the name of “A Monk of the Eastern Church.” I’ve provided excerpts of his … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton on Prayer and Identity

(This is Neil) The March 2009 issue of Cross Currents has the transcription of part of a taped conference recorded by Thomas Merton “during the last years of his life while he was living as a hermit.”  The entire taped … Continue reading

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