Join America’s Colleen Dulle and Fr. Roc O’Connor, S.J., one of the St. Louis Jesuits and the composer of “Lift Up Your Hearts,” for a conversation on the group’s legacy—and where Catholic music is going next.
“These options are in no way Christian: to anonymously scatter ashes in nature, air or water; to install an urn in a private home or apartment; to bury remains in a private garden; or to divide ashes into multiple ‘remembrance objects,’” the bishops wrote, also criticizing the trend to convert
“Someone once said to me that the St. Louis Jesuits wrote the spiritual soundtrack to our lives,” said John Limb, former publisher of Oregon Catholic Press, the publisher of the St. Louis Jesuits. “For those of us of a certain age, that was true.”
We have to advance the conversation beyond one that limits women to emulating male models but instead understands women and men in relation to one another.
Latin is fine for academic work, writes the Rev. Joseph P. Amar, but not for worship. No ancient language can hope to speak with the clarity or immediacy of a modern, native language.