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    • Build Better Music Brick by Brick June 17, 2016
      A lot of Catholics complain about the music at their parish. The congregational singing is weak and half hearted, the choir members are trying hard, but they lack real training. Often the music choices are contemporary, drab, sentimental words with equally weak music. It’s not easy to change a musical tradition–especially when the music in [Read More...]
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    • Mary Magdalene: She’s One of the Family June 10, 2016
      Good news that Mary Magdalene’s memorial has been promoted to be a Feast. Go here for the info. I’ve always liked that detail from the film Jesus of Nazareth where Mary Magdalene tried to get through the cordon to stand at the foot of the cross. The Virgin and John have just got through, but the centurion [Read More...]
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    • The Suburban Hermit Breaks His Silence June 10, 2016
      I see that I have not blogged at The Suburban Hermit since February! Today’s Mass reading of Elijah in the cave at Mt Horeb has prompted the Suburban Hermit to break his four month silence and return to the keyboard. Go here to read today’s post about Elijah and  how the monastic tradition has its [Read More...]
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    • Can I Be a Catholic Ostrich Please? June 10, 2016
      The news is so uniformly bizarre and the world so amazingly insane and the storm clouds on the horizon so terrifying that I really would like to be a Catholic ostrich. In other words, I want to put my head in the sand, hunker down, mind my own business, try to do what I can [Read More...]
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    • Is It a Food Pantry or a Poison Pantry? June 10, 2016
      My Article at CRUX this week questions the effectiveness of our charity efforts. The poor-whether they are genuine or not-congregate around Catholic churches because the needy know we care. Down through the ages Catholics, along with other Christians have rolled up their sleeves and got to work feeding the hungry, housing the homeless, healing the [Read More […]
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