Tag Archives: Liturgy

The Liturgy Wars: Catholic Funerals

This is a very touchy subject for a lot of people; probably because most people involved in organizing and arranging funerals at a Catholic Church are fundamentally decent people.  Nobody wants to make anything harder on a grieving family.  They … Continue reading

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The Liturgy Wars: It’s Not About You

I’ve already talked quite extensively on why the music we hear at Mass is more than a matter of personal taste.  I’ve already explained why the “art for art’s sake” at the Mass is just as much a problem as … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! (Wait, What?)

Happy New Year, everyone! *blows party horn and throws confetti* Uh . . . wait, what? Did we just skip December? *checks calendar* Yeah, see? It’s still November! What gives? Why are we skipping ahead? Answer: we’re not. Longer answer: … Continue reading

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The Liturgy Wars: More on Sacred Music

Not too long ago, I wrote a post on all the reasons why sacred music done right was so important.  There are good reasons why fluff is not right for the Mass, and “fluff” includes guitars, pianos, and anything written … Continue reading

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The Liturgy Wars: Sacred Music

The Catholic Geeks have been spending a lot of time on the Geek part of that title (and there’s not a single thing wrong with that, of course!), but I think it’s time for a good, non-Geek, Catholic post.  The … Continue reading

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The Nastiness of the Obligatory, Pre-Mass Rosary, and Other Problems

My parish (which shall remain nameless. So no comments with names, any of you who know me well enough to know where I go to Mass.  Yes, this means you) has some funky habits. Like the Children’s Bulletins. Or the … Continue reading

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