Daily Archives: 8 May 2011

Vitriol Down Under

Ninety miles east of Toowoomba, the archbishop of Brisbane, John Bathersby, is concerned about rising temperatures within the Church on dismissed Bishop Bill Morris. What’s a mystery is why people are surprised. The curia’s tilting of the hierarchy to a … Continue reading

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Emmaus Invites Reform

When I read Pope Benedict in excerpts like this one, I honestly wonder why this doesn’t get preached to the curia: Nevertheless, today this belonging to Christ runs the risk of being emptied of its truth and its deepest elements: … Continue reading

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Old Memorial Acclamations

MR1’s memorial acclamations will be retired from the liturgy over the next year, but a few notable settings may live on for use at other times of the Mass. Michael Joncas has two memorable settings. His Song of Farewell I’ve used … Continue reading

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