Daily Archives: 28 July 2011


These puppies have saved my diet. I don’t know why my diet plan forbids fruit, yet allows me tomato–which is technically a fruit. I’m not arguing, especially because I get to eat my favorite vegetable that’s really a fruit. I … Continue reading

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Our Vox Clara Bishops Hard At Work

CNS has a nice bit out on the Vox Clara gathering in Rome earlier this week. (Now you know where your copyright cash is going, JT.) Seems like consultation could be more economically achieved by videoconferencing, but maybe the Roman … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist Announces Moveable Feasts

Anybody seen and planning on using the Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts? If you were the liturgist, would you implement it? Or is it too high-churchy for your faith community? How frequently do you suppose monasteries and other … Continue reading

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Instruments Nurture the Praise of God

A sacred music composer of some fame once wrote: [Holy prophets such as David and Solomon] not only composed psalms and canticles to be sung … but invented musical instruments of diverse kinds within this view, by which the songs … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 12

A discussion about dialects: 12. Within the liturgical sphere, moreover, a distinction necessarily arises between languages and dialects. In particular, dialects that do not support common academic and cultural formation cannot be taken into full liturgical use, since they lack … Continue reading

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