Online Edition – March 2007
Vol. XIII, No. 1
Table of Contents
Christ Pantocrator from Saint Louis Cathedral Basilica mosaic watercolor by Burke Mees © 2007
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News & Views: In Pursuit of English Scripture — by Helen Hull Hitchcock
"To Give Glory to God", Chicago Children’s Choir & the Question of Catholic Heritage — by The Rev. Brother Scott Haynes
The Birth and Death of a National Hymnal 1973-1976, Part I — by Susan Benofy
Readers’ Forum: March 2007 — Cleaning Vessels | Seasonal Decorations | Dismissal of Catechumens | Candles for Exposition | Offertory — When to Stand? | On Polarizing | People Around the Altar | Norms for Altar Boys? | More on Altar Servers | Words Matter | “We wait in hope” | Book of Catholic Worship | Thanks
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.