Daily Archives: 4 August 2013

Liturgical Trio

I feel certain it was an Iowa rarity in liturgical music, if not a first. I was part of a three-percussion-instrument accompaniment for the parish’s 10:30 small choir. Piano, marimba, and trap set. My friend Hillary asked the church to house … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 30

The Fourth Gospel provides ample material to support the illumination of faith by sight and sound. If you have any doubt, pay careful attention to the role of hearing and seeing in the various stories of that book, as well … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 61

This is good. The experience of the Eucharist cannot be reduced to human terms. The Eucharist “must be experienced and lived.” 61. The mystery of the Eucharist – sacrifice, presence, banquet – does not allow for reduction or exploitation; it … Continue reading

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