Daily Archives: 30 November 2012

Advent Wreath

Our townie neighbors to the north have their Advent wreath set up in their narthex. The icon of Christ in the center–that’s usually where they display an icon or image of a saint on the feast day. I like this … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Liturgy | Leave a comment


What’s for dinner? Leftovers. I had some cooked chicken from the other night. Refried with garlic, corn, and melon seed pasta. Tomato juice and a pat of cream cheese. Simmer till the pasta is done and then sprinkle with basil.

Posted in Food | Leave a comment

Built of Living Stones 193-195: Surveying Existing Churches

The bishops recommend a fmailiarity with good work done elsewhere. Sound advice: § 193 § Before people make architectural and liturgical decisions, they need some experience of the broad spectrum of architectural designs already in new and renovated churches. People’s … Continue reading

Posted in Built of Living Stones, USCCB documents | Leave a comment

Porta Fidei 2: Crisis Of Faith

Pope Benedict’s personal assessment comes to the fore here, as one might expect when the references are his own homilies. Let’s read: 2. Ever since the start of my ministry as Successor of Peter, I have spoken of the need … Continue reading

Posted in evangelization, Porta Fidei | Leave a comment