Daily Archives: 2 September 2012

James On Singing?

Three Masses for me this weekend. One with my family last night and two today, playing the piano, as many of our accompanists were otherwise engaged for the weekend. Or retreating homeward before they get too deep into the semester. … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 11-12: Christ Proclaims the Kingdom

If Matthew’s Gospel give the strongest foundations of the Reign of God, then Pope Paul picks up on the other three evangelists to cite Jesus’ novelty, authority, approval, grace, and his uniqueness. The divinity shines through: Jesus says the Word, … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 42-43: Inculturation in the US

What did inculturation mean particularly for Catholics coming to the New World, to the United States? § 42 § When the Gospel was first brought to America, it arrived clothed with expressions of European Christian culture and piety. Grateful for … Continue reading

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