Daily Archives: 17 June 2013

Some Wedding Music

Last year, I played at something like seven weddings of friends. I won’t be matching the friend total this year, but I may have as many weddings on the playing docket. There have been three so far, and I have … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: The Hydrogen Sonata

The latest Culture novel from Iain Banks, The Hydrogen Sonata will also be his last. The author died of cancer last Sunday. So I tried to be a trooper with his last sf novel. But it was difficult. Mr Banks wrote … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 14

With some assistance from two doctors, one of the West and one of the East, we have a brief section today explores the role of the resurrection in the Eucharist: 14. Christ’s passover includes not only his passion and death, but also … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 140-141: Subsidiarity

We hear of “subsidiarity” a lot in certain church conversations. The principle applies to secular politics as well: 140. The same principle of subsidiarity which governs the relations between public authorities and individuals, families and intermediate societies in a single … Continue reading

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