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Let me count the ways

This moving video was created for a confirmation class, and comes to us from Frank Weathers, one of the contributors to the terrific blog “Why I Am Catholic.”

So: why am I Catholic?

Cue the music, crank up the speakers, and enjoy.

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posted September 22, 2010 at 10:33 pm

Thanks Deacon Greg! Saved it to my youtube account and will hook up the HDMI to our huge monitor at Confirmation meeting next week. Perfect intro for first night.

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Kenny R

posted September 22, 2010 at 11:38 pm

Just one word comes to mind – ALLELUIA!

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Ryan Ellis

posted September 23, 2010 at 8:05 am

It’s too bad this horrible, liberal, song which contributed to destroying the liturgy is the backdrop for a decent video.
Blech, overall. Not Catholic enough. Too Prot.

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Deacon Greg Kandra

posted September 23, 2010 at 8:19 am

Really? It’s the first time I’ve heard it. I liked it. But then I have eclectic tastes. I like “Panis Angelicus” and also this little ditty. To each his own. :-)
Dcn. G.

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Anne Bender

posted September 23, 2010 at 11:24 am

Love it! I’m going to share this with our youth minister and hope that she will be able to show it to all of our high school youth.
God bless you and thanks to you and Frank for making this available!
(I liked the song too!)

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posted September 24, 2010 at 8:57 am

This is going off to the religion teacher this morning. Our kids are being confirmed in the spring, and it’s really cool that the confirmation picture in the video is of our bishop!

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posted September 26, 2010 at 11:10 pm

This is a great little video–but it has been around a while and I didn’t think Frank Weathers had anything to do with it. It was created by a woman named Katarina who used to blog at Vox Nova.
p.s. too Protestant? are you kidding???

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