Daily Archives: 4 November 2012


In between liturgies this afternoon, I enjoyed the Iowa State production of Candide. I was familiar with the overture, which was very competently done by a 32-piece orchestra that played from the rear of the stage. Leonard Bernstein’s music for … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 146: Quality

We begin a four-section examination of judging art for liturgy. The bishops cite Vatican II here, and also the corcular letter from the Congregation of the Clergy from 1971, in case you were wondering what Opera Artis is. ยง 146 … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 71: The Role of the Family

The domestic Church also has a role to play in spreading the Good News: 71. One cannot fail to stress the evangelizing action of the family in the evangelizing apostolate of the laity. At different moments in the Church’s history … Continue reading

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