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RE: Church (catholic or other) references to Noise/Quiet?
On Sun, 15 Jun 1997 09:41:39 -0700,
Peter Donnelly <email@example.com> wrote:
>You may have been thinking of the following article from our Fall '96
>Excerpted from The B.C. Catholic, May 13-19, 1996.
>VATICAN CITY (CNS)-One of the most important ways the Mass can respond to
>the needs of modern people is by including ample periods of silence in the
>celebration, Pope John Paul II said.
>"In a world pervaded by audiovisual messages of every kind, it is necessary
>to restore zones of silence which allow God to make His voice heard and
>allow souls to understand and welcome His word," the Pope said.
>Only a Liturgy that includes times of silence can respond "to the
>requirements and aims of the Christian life."
>Right to Quiet Society
Yes! I think that's it. I might have found it if I'd used "silence"
instead of "quiet" as a search key. I avoid the word "silence" in favor
of "quiet" because "silence" sounds extreme and repressive.
David Staudacher - firstname.lastname@example.org
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