Daily Archives: 1 June 2010

An “ad orientem” learning experience

From a reader:
My grandmother lives in a small town here in NJ that still has a Memorial Day ceremony and parade every year.  Yesterday, I noticed that when the young woman came up to sing the National Anthem, she turned … Continue reading

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Prayers requested

Will you readers please pray for a personal intention?
Many thanks!

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Speaker Nancy “the theologian” Pelosi: public policy must conform to the Word made flesh

I am truly not making this up.
Speaker Nancy "the theologian" Pelosi says, and this is on video, that public policy must conform to the Word made flesh, Jesus Christ.
From CNSNews.com comes this from the Speaker of the House Nancy "the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Do laypeople pray “liturgically” when praying the office?

From a reader comes a question worthy of discussion (my emphases and comments):
I was at a conference in the Winter in which the speaker was delivering a lecture on praying the Liturgy of the Hours and its connection to the … Continue reading

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The closure of St. Vincent’s Hospital

If you can’t pay the bills, you have to close the doors.
Here is something for your brick from brick file.
There is an article in Jesuit run America Magazine on the closure of St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What form of the Office should a lay person use?

From a reader:
I am hoping to acquire a set of books for saying the office. Looking at the Latin options, there seems to be the Liturgiam Horarium, and the Brevarium Romanum (PPXII and Monastic Use). Which of these three would … Continue reading

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FAITH Magazine’s May-June issue

I had a nice note pointing me to the May-June number of the excellent FAITH magazine published in the UK.  You might want to check a few of the articles and subscribe.  Our Catholic publications need support.
May-June 2010
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