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- Desiderio Desideravi 58: Under the Gaze of Mary
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- Desiderio Desideravi 57: The Risen Lord
- A Tale of Two QBs
- Desiderio Desideravi 55-56: Some Broad Considerations
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Daily Archives: 16 February 2015
Jeff Ostrowski at CCW blogged about the “problem” of not having approval for non-Gradual liturgical music or, I think, music composed and published by people adhering to an antiphonary yet to be really updated after Vatican II. In it he referred to … Continue reading
At PrayTell, Fritz Bauerschmidt teased out a comment by Tony Phillips: Lay readers, ‘extraordinary’ ministers, altar servers (as the job is now constituted)–these are all other examples of ‘make-work’ jobs whose sole purpose is to make people feel like they’re … Continue reading
The young miss emailed me this link and commented, “I thought this was interesting.” Good for her. Like one commentator, I also wish I had written it, as I can agree with every line composed. I think fathers contribute a lion’s … Continue reading
Let’s wrap up Chapter V, in which we’ve spent thirteen posts on reviewing and exploring a bit of the formative aspect of the relations between bishops and religious. Don’t forget: you can check the full document online here. 35. The … Continue reading
Our parish was featured on a video produced by our colleagues and consultants at Evangelical Catholic. You can see some of the testimony from my staff colleagues and parishioners.
One of my favorite astronomy pictures was featured yesterday on the APOD site: icy white clouds casting shadows on Neptune’s blue haze below. This planet is unimaginably cold, but has winds double the speed of a passenger jet.