This video by the Slovak group “Peter Milenky Band” features the Jesus Prayer and scenes from the Byzantine-rite Church:
Our music director gave the choir a week off, so I went to another church this week.
It didn’t get off to a good start, ’cause when I arrived, their choir was practicing a song in which they were congratulating us all about our “diversity” and wanting to “sing a new church into being.” So from diversitie, they went on to heresie.
To my relief, I saw on the hymn board that they were going to sing it as a recessional ditty, and that would solve
How hard can it get to feed the poor? Pretty hard.
Bobby and Amanda Herring spent more than a year providing food to homeless people in downtown Houston every day. They fed them, left behind no trash and doled out warm meals peacefully without a single crime being committed, Bobby Herring said.
That ended two weeks ago when the city shut down their “Feed a Friend” effort for lack of a permit. And city officials say the couple most likely will not be able to obtain one.
This evening I translated the Holy Father’s homily for the Feast of the Presentation after Fr. Mark posted the original Italian text over at Vultus Christi. Here it is:
HOMILY OF THE HOLY FATHER BENEDICT XVI
Tuesday, February 2, 2011
Dear brothers and sisters!
The meeting of the two Testaments
In today’s Feast we contemplate the Lord Jesus, whom Mary and Joseph present at the temple “to offer him to the Lord” (Lk 2:22). In this gospel scene the mystery