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The Rose

My husband planted a lovely dark pink rosebush outside our office window last month.  I don’t usually sit in our office to write, I usually sit in the living room, where I feel less isolated.  452 more words

Spiritual Disciplines

Example 1 Research, Part 6: Pentatonicism in the Gregorian Chant

In the introductory post, I mentioned how the first pentatonic example I wrote, combined with the free flow of the melody, somehow ended up resembling a Western chant, which inspired me to start this research and brought me to a stream of scholarly thought, where pentatonic scale is seen as the underlying framework of the Gregorian chant… 1,104 more words

For Project 5 Examples

Take Five, #2: I Come Seeking Wisdom

The second poem from tonight’s short form poetry workshop relied on the following words:

Take Five, Part 2:

1- Pedagogy
The discipline that deals with the theory and practice of education… 108 more words

Poetry And Poems

Liturgical Reflection #1: The Asperges

The Asperges is an ancient liturgical action, dating back to at least the 9th century AD. The ritual was in the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church as late as the 1962 Missal, which is used in Latin Mass parishes today (both schismatic and non-schismatic). 723 more words


Extraordinary Form Mass of the Octave Day of Easter

We invite all of you to the Extraordinary Form Mass (Traditional Latin Mass) of the Octave Day of Easter, also known as Low Sunday, Thomas Sunday, or Quasimodo Sunday.   87 more words

Extraordinary Form

Catholic Music

Given the significance of music in the Mass (i.e. music is an “integral part” or pars integrans), one would think that the Catholic church would have a music peculiar to itself. 191 more words