Daily Archives: 3 December 2012

Advent Music: “Celestial Gate”

Luke Hill at dotCommonweal makes a case for a very wide musical Advent/Christmas. I can’t refute it. At my house, there is considerable variety in listening tastes as well as film viewing (Christmases in Connecticut, Canaan, and lots of other … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 199-200: The Liturgical Consultants

The liturgical consultant is a key professional, especially if the architect is less acquainted with the demands of liturgy. And sometimes, even if she or he is. § 199 § The construction of a church building cannot be undertaken without … Continue reading

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Porta Fidei 5: Correct Interpretation and Correct Reading

Pope Benedict values the input of his predecessors. 5. In some respects, my venerable predecessor saw this Year as a “consequence and a necessity of the postconciliar period”,[Paul VI, General Audience (14 June 1967): Insegnamenti V (1967), 801] fully conscious … Continue reading

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Advent Lectionary: Isaiah 2:1-5

This Advent I thought I’d highlight a few texts from the Lectionary. Maybe it will work out to be a daily visit. I’ll call upon the Scripture commentary of others from time to time. Maybe Neil will have a moment … Continue reading

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