September 27, 2010
Most people have heard about my conversion to Catholicism in 1845, and of course that was a pivotal moment in my life. But it was more concerned with church than with faith. I would put my conversion to faith much earlier, in the autumn of 1816 when a period of crisis and breakthrough gave me a
Beatified this month, Cardinal Newman, and his appeal to value the laity, remain relevant.
Examining the creative principles that animate Newman's vision and guide his practice
Relax, They Won’t Hurt I have just perused the changes referred to in “Musicians Prepare for Coming Changes in Mass Text” (8/2). They are very minor. They seem to reflect a return to translations that older members might remember from the joint Latin-English missals. In this respec
A few weeks ago I spent a muggy evening on my front porch ruminating I wondered how it was that in a lifetime of reading I had seldom encountered a book whose primary character was a mother mdash let alone a wise funny faithful mother like the one I hoped someday to be Several weeks later as M