These women have been through periods of spiritual dryness, suffered with problems of self-image, experienced great joy, and read many books. Their spiritualities are diverse, but all generous and realistic, even practical. They go to adoration to enhance their discernment of the presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and to develop their intimate and personal relationship with Jesus. They eat and drink the flesh and blood of Christ at the celebration at least once a week to share the cup of the sorrows and joys of the world with the whole community, living and dead, and to prepare themselves to serve.
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It’s interesting to compare the two, Katholikentag in Mannheim and Baccalaureate in Collegeville. We took a different approach, but I can’t claim that we got it right or that they got it wrong. We can critique others, and we can put forth the rationale for what we do. But. Don’t forget the But.
I’ve lived in California for most of my life. And as a baby liturgist, I always knew that one day I’d study at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, because from what everyone told me, that was the birthplace of the liturgical movement in the United States.
Richard Proulx has gifted most of his liturgical music, manuscripts and published works, to Saint John’s University.