The open air liturgy is expected to draw hundreds of thousands.
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Help us spread the word, especially to those young people whom you know who show a passion not only for liturgical music, but also for their faith and vocation. There is still time for youth and adult participants to apply, but not much – the hope is that all applications and materials be postmarked by May 15th.
The National Catholic Youth Choir is currently accepting applicants for its 14th season to be held June 17 – July 2, 2013.
by Rachelle Kramer
“Young people do what feeds, nourishes, and supports their personal journey of faith, whether that means attending a weekly Sunday service, practicing yoga, or finding God in creation.”
The National Catholic Youth Choir will begin accepting applications of high school students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 in October for its 14th season to be held June 17 – July 2, 2013.
“You’ve got a generation now that is looking for more commitment and greater certitude, and strangely enough, more discipline and clearer teachings. Modernity now for young people is old-fashioned.” Fr. Kramer, pastor of the Extraordinary Form parish in Rome
Well, it had to show up here eventually.
Emergent — emerging — emergence worship fascinates me, though I’m never quite sure how much it represents an act of retrieval, how much a creative appropriation and inculturation of liturgy, and how much the idiosyncratic whims of communities. . . .
“The end of conventional church isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Christianity after religion, a faith renewed by the experience of God’s spirit, is closer to what Jesus hoped for his followers than the scandalous division, politics, and enmity we have now.” – Diana Butler Bass
“I was very surprised in what the Pope said to me, in terms of how happy he was that the sacraments of initiation have been restored to their proper order of baptism, confirmation then first Eucharist,” said Bishop Aquila.