Daily Archives: 17 August 2010

OCF 68: Music at the Vigil

At last we get to music ministry at the funeral vigil. 68. Music is integral to any vigil, especially the vigil for the deceased. In the difficult circumstances following death, well-chosen music can touch the mourners and others present at … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall Into The Trap!

My friend Joseph Ganem, a physics professor at Loyola College in Maryland, offered an excellent reflection on expectations a few weeks ago on his blog. As I see the students returning to Iowa State, I pondered that a good number … Continue reading

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