Daily Archives: 21 April 2022

Bread and Wine

Some few decades ago there was much handwringing about wording in the Roman Missal first edition, and in some songs that accompanied its use. A fine priest I knew got his socks bothered over Laurence Rosania’s “The Supper of the … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 35: Action and Suffering

Suffering: Catholics of previous ages were told to submit, offer it up, or some such. There is a certain virtue in bearing wrongs for a greater good. First, human beings thrive as humans, not as doormats. It would seem we … Continue reading

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V-W’s 5th

I’ve been listening to a good bit of Sibelius and Griffes the past few days. The secret masters of search and code online must have thought I’d like Vaughn-Williams 5th symphony, which I do. So it popped up, like magic, … Continue reading

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