Daily Archives: 17 April 2010

evening light

I love evening light.  It suggests possibilities.  It calls to my mind time in chapels, motes in the sun, ballgames, preparing supper for friends.
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PRAYERCAzT: 1st Vespers & Compline (BrevRom)

No frills, but sung hymn in Vespers.  About half way through Compline I decided to sing some of it.  It’s been a while. 

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President of Malta defends the Church

My friend John L. Allen, Jr., still the fair-minded columnist for the dissenting NCR has an interesting report from Malta.
Malta president upstages pope on crisisby John L Allen Jr on Apr. 17, 2010
By JOHN L. ALLENValetta, Malta
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Allegations by German tabloid Spiegel

The German tabloid Spiegel Online is claiming that the then-Vicar General Gerhard Gruber was told to take the blame for the case of child-abuser Fr. Hullermann during the term of Munich’s then-Archbishop Joseph Card. Ratzinger.
Here and here.
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Fanaticism

Thanks to the Laudator:
Charles Turner (1808-1879), Fanaticism, a Night-Scene in the Open Air, from Small Tableaux (London: Macmillan and Co., 1868), p. 71:
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PRAYERCAzT: Laudes (BrevRom)

No frills Laudes from the Breviarium Romanum.  Mary on Saturday with a commemoration of St. Anicetus.

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