"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
Under the patronage of St. Tammany
Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Tuesday, January 06, 2004 ... [I]t is always a source of pleasure and awe to me to remember that the ultimate survival of the Greek chorus, lost elsewhere to art, is to be found in the servitor answering the priest at Mass....
The Oscar Wilde quote above accompanies Fr Jim Tucker's useful and informative post on praying along with the Old Mass, which can be done readily with this primer from the Latin Mass Society UK.
"Beauty is terribly important, especially for people who have so little beauty in their lives. People need something that lifts them up, that lets them glimpse something higher. ... I want their church to be like a garden in this workaday world." Dallas priest Rev. Paul Weinberger, cashiered by his bishop.