Daily Archives: 19 September 2021

Organ First

The Notre Dame Cathedral is stabilized enough for restoration work to begin. Work on the organ is first to begin, but over a hundred other contractors will be engaged, according to the AP.  Hopefully, the organ job won’t be completed … Continue reading

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Mary Lou Williams

A brief feature at Crux Now on the jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams. Another pianist has penned her biography. I will need to hunt that down. I certainly have been aware of her since I began following jazz in the early 80s … Continue reading

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A Wisdom Canticle In James

Listening to today’s New Testament reading, I was struck by something new: how today’s Scripture and the past week or two have shown a quality of wisdom in the epistle of James. I poked around in the whole letter a … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: How can the Via Pulchritudinis be a Response? Part 4

We continue to respond to the question of section II, part 2: How can the Via Pulchritudinis be a Response? Remember yesterday, Pope John Paul II reminded us in 1998 that a move from phenomenon (how we perceive the universe) to foundation … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 282: Violence A Distortion Of Christianity

The notion of thought of watering down Christian belief as part of a dialogue with non-Christians is … well, fake news. Abandoning our convictions still happens, though independently of the conversations we might have with others. 282. It follows that … Continue reading

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