Daily Archives: 1 June 2010

Holy Measures

Have any of you seen this effort, Holy Measures,┬áto bypass liturgical publishers and allow composers to sell directly to musicians? Lots of browsing options, so it appears pretty well organized. NPM noted this is the effort of a member, part-time … Continue reading

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Cardinal George’s Letter

Even as other internet Catholics formed a fan club for him, readers here know that I’ve been a critic of the Chicago archbishop’s laxity on managing sex offenders. CNS reported on his statement to archdiocesan parishes regarding the latest reports … Continue reading

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Questioning Lay Preaching

Lay preachers pop up now and then at our student center. Last year’s mission co-op rep was a lay person from the diocese of Gallup. He was a college student, in fact. He gave one of the best “mission talks” … Continue reading

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OCF 7: The Human Connection

Funerals do have a twofold purpose beyond kerygma and the focus on Christ: 7. The celebration of the Christian funeral brings hope and consolation to the living. While proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and witnessing to Christian hope in … Continue reading

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