The Deacon's Bench

The Deacon's Bench

September 2010 Archives

“The days grow short when you reach September…”

posted by jmcgee

Here’s a little late summer chaser for you, as we turn the corner into fall, from the incomparable Durante. Enjoy.

Reformation documents on display

posted by jmcgee

Just in time for the papal visit this month, an exhibit has opened in Scotland showing some of the key documents charting the birth of the Protestant Reformation. Details: A collection of historic manuscripts which document the establishment of the […]

The soldier who would be bishop

posted by jmcgee

America is about to get a new bishop — but one with arguably the most distinctive resume around. His amazing story, from the Catholic Review in Baltimore: On one of the bloodiest days of the Iraq War – April 9, […]

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posted 10:42:40pm Dec. 12, 2010 | read full post »

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posted 11:26:20pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Meet Montana's married priest
Earlier this week, I posted an item about Montana getting its first married priest. Now a local TV station has hopped on the bandwagon. Take a look, below.

posted 10:29:55pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Big day in the Big Easy: 10 new deacons
Deacon Mike Talbot has the scoop: 10 men today were ordained as Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. This group of men was formally selected on the day the evacuation of New Orleans began as Hurricane Katrina approached. The immediate aftermath of the storm for this class would be

posted 6:55:42pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Gaudete! And let's break out a carol or two...
"Gesu Bambino," anyone? This is one of my favorites, and nobody does it better than these gals: Kathleen Battle and Frederica von Staade. Enjoy.

posted 1:04:10pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

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