"When in our music God is glorified…"

Today was was “Choir Sunday” at my parish, where every person at every liturgy got a chance to hear our glorious choir (which normally sings at only the 11:30 “high” Mass.)  The hymn below — a favorite of mine — was the fitting processional.  I found a very good rendition that I’ve embedded below. So [Read More...]

What's it like to give the opening prayer at the Indy 500?

Well, Indianapolis Auxiliary Bishop Christopher Coyne shares that and more in his blog.   He seems smitten by both Kelly Clarkson and Florence Henderson.  (Picture below!) The bishop’s prayer: “Good and gracious God, we give you thanks for the gift of this marvelous day and for all blessings in our lives as we gather on [Read More...]