Daily Archives: 11 March 2020

No Mass

I was considering that producing weekly worship aids was going to be my task and possible headache in the weeks ahead. Word came late this afternoon that the archbishop has directed all liturgical gatherings to cease. Unexpected, but perhaps not … Continue reading

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Hymnals In Storage

A new communication from my archdiocese “recommends” the removal of “music books” from the pews. Across the Puget Sound, they are at the epicenter of the earliest covid-19 outbreaks. In my discussions with publisher contacts this morning, I had two … Continue reading

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Querida Amazonia 20-22: A Sense Of Community

Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation is out. In discussing his “social dream,” the Holy Father writes of the importance of “a sense of community.” The way I read paragraphs 20 through 22 is to state a reality for the peoples of … Continue reading

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