The Church Of The Sacred  Brothel & Holy Hell

  In addition to differing with Jorge Bergoglio in thinking that Hell is eternal and men and women really can be condemned forever, St. John Chrysostom’s writings make a stunning, yet apt, comparison between whorehouses and a church that would

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Ben Butera

Mass in Santiago, Chile Today

I’m working in South America this week. Our Chilean distributer is having some technical issues with one of our products that could not be resolved via conference calls. I had to leave Saturday afternoon, fly through the night and I

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Let’s Make the Liturgy Beautiful*

“The liturgy, as the worship which the Holy Spirit has given His Church, always requires beauty in its celebrations.” —Bishop Robert Morlino, Diocese of Madison Catholic Herald “The beauty of the liturgy is part of this mystery; it is a

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

The Lord’s Prayer–Sung, Chanted or Recited?

For the fifth Sunday in a row, the Lord’s Prayer at our Church’s Mass was sung, a version put out by the Notre Dame Folk Choir.   This cranky old physicist (with pretensions to musical and liturgical taste) finds the

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Wise Words from Cardinal Sarah

Some may object that I am paying too much attention to the small details, to the minutiae, of the Sacred Liturgy. But as every husband and wife knows, in any loving relationship the smallest details are highly important, for it

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