Daily Archives: 2 September 2013

Two examples of music for liturgy. You decide.

A reader sent me a video which I want to pass along.
Alas, the music was recorded in a concert during a music festival rather in during a Mass or singing of the hours.  This is an Alma Redemptoris Mater for 6 … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Limit on number of statues permitted in church? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
Is there a limit to number of statues permitted in a church or chapel?
The first law that governs the number of statues in a church is the law of physics whereby it is evident that two tangible objects … Continue reading

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READERS: Help a new parish priest choose a good hymnal!

From a priest:
Can you suggest some good hymnals? I just became pastor and we are in great need of change.
Let’s help this guy.
Readers! Have at.
First: For the Extraordinary Form – HERE

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7 Sept – Day of Prayer & Fasting: What Did The Pope Really Say? Fr. Z offers suggestions.

From a reader:
The Holy Father has declared that next Saturday, September 7th, will be a day of prayer and fast for peace, for the whole Church.
Do you think that, particularly as far as fast is concerned, that means only an … Continue reading

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Now that Labor Day has arrived, that turning point of the summer,…

… how’s your coffee supply?
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So, how has your Labor Day weekend been going?

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news to share with the readership?

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