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June 18, 2006 Archives

You want “multi-sensory?”

posted by awelborn

You got it…from a Corpus Christi homily at an Anglo-Catholic parish in Boston: Right now, in Columbus, at General Convention, the Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music are considering a proposal to explore “multi-sensory worship.” By this they mean worship […]

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20,000 in Atlanta

posted by awelborn

The Atlanta Eucharistic Congress seemed to be another rousing success – please post comments if you attended. The Journal-Constitution coverage Fr. Roderick of the Daily Breakfast Podcast was there, of course, and has posts and podcasts. And here’s what actually […]

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Over in Columbus…

posted by awelborn

I have been trying to keep up with events at the ECUSA General Convention, but it’s pretty intense, I don’t quite (well…at all) get the system, and I remain quite fuzzy on what’s going on with the resolutions that are […]

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Again, with the Curia

posted by awelborn

This article translated from the Italian newspaper Il Giornale today, written by its long-time Vatican correspondent Andrea Tornielli, who wrote one of the first biographies about Benedict XVI published after his election. Papa Ratzinger does not like decisions made in […]

Maronite Matters

posted by awelborn

The Maronite Catholic Church recently concluded a 3-year synod. BEIRUT, Lebanon – The Maronite Catholic Church’s patriarchal synod is a "new Pentecost" for Maronites around the world, said an Australian Maronite bishop and synod participant. "We felt the need to […]

From the Window

posted by awelborn

Today’s Angelus, translation courtesy of Teresa Benedetta at the Papa Ratzinger Forum: Dear brothers and sisters! Today the solemnity of Corpus Domini is celebrated in Italy and other countries. In Rome, the high point of Corpus Domini was observed during […]

Forget 2000 years of Catholic tradition

posted by awelborn

Nothing to see here. Keep walking…right on to Shamanism! Coming to a parish near you – if you’re near this parish: Join Father Michael to learn the primitive human spirituality of shamanism! Shamanism is not a religion or a cult. […]

“The Church of the Flunkey”

posted by awelborn

Also from the Times UK, a story about the divisions of the Anglican Church in..Zimbawe. Over slightly different issues than divide their brothers and sisters here. HE has used a combination of threats and patronage to keep military, police and […]

Our Chinese Relations

posted by awelborn

The Times UK offers a backgrounder – with some new information – on what’s been going on between the Vatican and the PRC over the past few months: Zen said the persecution of Catholics in China had moved the Vatican […]

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