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Month: September 2008

Chant: Music For The Soul

The CD Chant: Music For The Soul by the Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz (Holy Cross Abbey) is a surprising hit. It made the top of the charts in Europe. In Austria it reached double platinum, and in Germany gold. It appeared amongst the Top 10 hits from the USA to New Zealand. The primary

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Back to church Sunday

I have been asked for (liturgical) resources for Back to Church Sunday. Back to Church Sunday is a British initiative for Sunday 28 September aiming to encourage people to give church another go. The quality of the worship and the welcome this Sunday, as in my opinion every Sunday, will be central. The Anglican Diocese

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Liturgy of the Hours badge

The four English options for a Liturgy of the Hours badge was supplemented by request for an equivalent in Spanish. I have had feedback by someone who likes the idea but he is looking for something less “I” focused. He is concerned that it may be interpreted perhaps by some as “Look how holy I

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Holy Cross Day – Monastic Lent

September 14 is Holy Cross Day, the Triumph of the Cross, the Exaltation of the Cross. St Helena, having discovered the true cross of Jesus 14 September 326 (the “Invention of the Cross” sic. – 3 May) had a basilica in Jerusalem built over the spot. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was dedicated on

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Computer savior

Any of the latest generation computers and software can discern the denomination of its user and adjust the warning message seen when quitting before saving work. Examples: Non-sectarian: Do you wish to Save your work? Roman Catholic: Registry indicates user is Female; only Males are able to Save. Anglican: Your work may or may not

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