Monthly Archives: April 2014

Good Friday psalm

The psalm sung for Morning Prayer in the Liturgy of the Hours this morning is Psalm 51.  The most beautiful setting of this is the “Miserere mei, Deus” (“Have mercy on me, O God”), composed by Gregrio Allegri in the … Continue reading

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Good Friday – Stations of the Cross

Today is Good Friday.  As Richard John Neuhaus once remarked, “If what Christians say about Good Friday is true, then it is quite simply the truth about everything.” For those who are interested, I will be leading a Stations of the … Continue reading

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Rant for the day on the pass/fail option

I had a student email me asking about the Tolkien and Lewis course and the possibility of taking it pass/fail.  Below is the response I sent him.  I think I was too heavy handed.  And that I immediately rattled off … Continue reading

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