Daily Archives: 29 January 2014

Wandering In A Musical Wilderness

On the Chant Cafe I noticed an earnest and heartfelt essay from the viewpoint of the organ bench and choir loft. I really feel for people who seem to be in anguish about church music. I think one problem, a … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 154-156

The liturgical year begins with Advent–this was true prior to Vatican II, of course. The sense of Advent prior to the council was a bit more penitential, hence this witness of Pope Pius: 154. In the period of Advent, for … Continue reading

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Credence Cabinet

We replaced the credence table in our church last week. Here is the former piece: It seemed time to improve on the old brass and marble that didn’t seem to harmonize with the ash and iron of the current furnishings. … Continue reading

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EG 66: Marriage

Pope Francis pulls out an insight from another national conference, that of France, to suggest that marriage is more than just the emotional commitment of two people: 66. The family is experiencing a profound cultural crisis, as are all communities … Continue reading

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