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Archive for April, 2009

New Traditional Art

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 @ 3:16 pm in Culture | Comments Off on New Traditional Art

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out The Lion and the Cardinal to see Daniel Mitsui’s drawing of the crucifixion. Very impressive, and he includes an explanation of the various parts. Of course there is lots of other good stuff to check out over there too.

Surrexit Dominus Vere, Alleluia

Posted: Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 @ 11:19 am in Easter, Liturgical Calendar | 1 Comment »

Happy Easter to all!  A bit late, but still within the Octave, so I’ll take that.  It occurred to me the other day, that all during Lent we put a lot of emphasis on extra religious observances.  But after Easter Sunday, that tends to dwindle.  But the Octave of Easter is at least is important […]

Seder Meals

Posted: Monday, April 6th, 2009 @ 9:18 pm in Church Issues | 2 Comments »

It’s that time of year again. When mostly well meaning Catholics will host/participate in some variety of Seder Meal in order to learn more about the Jewish roots of Christianity, or to get closer to Our Lord. Or something. Having recently engaged in a conversation about this, I thought would put together all the info […]