Daily Archives: 20 December 2015

Swansea Sinks Further

It was an interesting weekend of English football. The punchless Swans have dropped into the relegation zone. Management blamed pink-slipped Garry Monk, but I trace the problem back to January when they sold off their star striker for cash. Clearly, … Continue reading

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Song Texts During Communion Processions

The four-hymn sandwich was already fading in the 1970’s, at least for the more liturgically progressive parishes. There remain a lot of misconceptions, especially in the reform2 orbit on what constitutes hymnody and what is antiphonal or responsorial music. My … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 190: Rejecting A “Magic Market”

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. The Compendium is cited: 190. Here too, it should always be kept in mind that “environmental protection cannot be assured solely on the basis of financial calculations of … Continue reading

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