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    • Pipe Up! June 30, 2016
      Pipe Up and make your voice heard! If you think good church music makes for good church worship, then please help us reach our goal to build the organ chamber for the new pipe organ at the new Our Lady of the Rosary Church. We need $40,000 and we’ve already reached the amazing amount of [Read More...]
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    • Pope Francis and Martin Luther June 29, 2016
      My article for CRUX this week critiques Pope Francis’ remarks on the airplane about Martin Luther No one would disagree that the ecumenical path is difficult, and most everyone would agree that the Protestant revolt was tragic. We would all also affirm with Pope Francis that, as Christian brothers and sisters, we should continue to [Read More...]
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    • Two Kings and Lord of the Rings June 26, 2016
      My essay  this week at Imaginative Conservative links two kings and Lord of the Rings. A minor observation in a recent essay began a series of connections that will please Catholics, conservatives, history hounds, and J.R.R. Tolkien fans. go here for the full article.
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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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