Daily Archives: 4 April 2016

The Armchair Liturgist Silences Cell Phones

The songleader was responsible for this announcement when I arrived at my new parish. “Please silence or mute your phones before Mass begins.” For Advent, we cut all announcements and went right to the music. I haven’t returned the notice. Parishioners … Continue reading

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On Tributes and Eulogies

My wife says the best EWTN programming is broadcast in the wee hours. She leans to saints and spirituality. She finds a lot of rich material there. Our cable provider doesn’t include EWTN in its package, at least on the … Continue reading

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