Prefaces

to the Eucharistic Prayer, from the 1975 Roman Missal. Advent 1 Father, all-powerful and ever-living God, we do well always and everywhere to give you thanks through Jesus Christ our Lord. When he humbled himself to come among us as a man, he fulfilled the plan you formed long ago and opened for us the…

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Contra Creation Season

@RevDaniel, like me, has misgivings about this new 'Creation Season' (I thought the whole of Ordinary Time was about creation, hence the green vestments). He draws in this wonderfully vivid quote to change the focus from the created to the creator... https://twitter.com/RevDaniel/status/1170920876033871872 https://twitter.com/RevDaniel/status/1170920884753879040 https://twitter.com/RevDaniel/status/1170920887677333505 https://twitter.com/RevDaniel/status/1170920890508484608 St. Augustine’s “Confessions” sums it up well: “I asked the…

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Batch Script Backup to Network NAS Drive

You can never be too paranoid about backing up. Each night I run a simple batch script to transfer my key files onto an external drive, in addition to backing it up on a cloud sever (recommendation: CrashPlan for Small Business). The batch script is this: @ECHO OFF set dt=%DATE:~0,2%/%DATE:~3,2%/%DATE:~6,4%:%TIME:~0,2%.%TIME:~3,2%.%TIME:~6,2% set dt=%dt: =0% ECHO %dt%>>backuplog.txt…

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Reading the Bible in Church

Don't worry, here are some useful tips. Almost anyone could do the readings. Almost anyone could do them badly and/or carelessly. But, with a little effort, most people could do them well. A little thought and a little planning can make all the difference. Morning Prayer is part of the Church’s daily cycle of prayer:…

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Crowdsourced Recording – Help Needed

Many readers of this blog are aware of my Crowdsourced Psalms Project where we are creating a digital psalter with voices from around the world, all available for free. I have a new task for you all... if you would like to make your voice a part of this Liturgy. You are invited to record…

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