– June 2004
Vol. X No. 4
Table of Contents
Monsignor Anthony La Femina, Iconographer [© 2004. Used with permission.]
News & Views— Debunking Myths: Vatican Liturgical Dance Rivals "Cats"? — Georgetown: Crucifix Must Stay, Muslim Chaplain says — Consultation on Catechism Compendium Completed — New School in Venice Links East and West
On the Eucharist: Source and summit of the Life and mission of the Church — [2005 Synod of Bishops – Lineamenta] Holy See publishes Lineamenta, for 10th world Synod of Bishops; invites responses to questions — by Helen Hull Hitchcock
What You Really Must Know about Gregorian Chant — Benedictine Abbey in Britain publishes "The Beginners Book of Chant" — First chapter inside.
Hymns, Hymnals, Composers and Choir Schools: Philadelphia’s Historic Contributions to Catholic Liturgical Music — by Lucy Carroll
The Living Liturgy:A Gift from Heaven — Excerpt on the Liturgy from "God in the World" Cardinal Ratzinger
Readers’ Forum — June 2004 — Cardinal George’s Speech — Queries: Offertory and Act of Contrition — On Marian Hymns at Mass — Hymns for HIM — Last Words on "Father Mikey" — Names Protocol — Church Shopping? — Accompanying the Eucharistic Prayer — Will the Instruction Stop the Abuses? — Holy Thursday –"Communion Services" — Debts and Trespasses
Helen Hull Hitchcock (1939-2014) was editor of the <em>Adoremus Bulletin</em>, which she co-founded. She was also the founding director of Women for Faith & Family and editor of its quarterly journal, Voices. She published many articles and essays in a wide range of Catholic journals, and authored and edited <em>The Politics of Prayer: Feminist Language and the Worship of God</em> (Ignatius Press 1992), a collection of essays on issues involved in translation. She contributed essays to several books, including <em>Spiritual Journeys</em>, a book of “conversion stories” (Daughters of St. Paul). Helen lectured in the US and abroad, and appeared frequently on radio and television, representing Catholic teaching on issues affecting Catholic women, families, and Catholic faith and worship.