Daily Archives: 1 June 2010

Holy Measures

Have any of you seen this effort, Holy Measures, to 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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