Liturgical Arts Issue - May 16, 2010

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5 Priest Serving in Rome Elected Bishop of Rio Grande
The Diocese of the Rio Grande has elected the Rev. Dr. Michael Louis Vono, rector of St. Paul’s Within the Walls, Rome, as its ninth bishop. Vono, 61, was ordained to the priesthood in 1977 and has served at St. Paul’s since 1992.

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9  Showing the Human Face of God
By Joseph Malham
The arts are indeed a vital and integral part of the experience of our Christian faith. While they cannot do the work of the Holy Spirit, they can act as signs that point the way to the infinitesimal realities of the gospel.

essay
12 Walking to Emmaus
Meeting the Risen Christ in the Eucharist

By Leander S. Harding
Part 3
While touching the bread and the chalice, or elevating them, a priest recites “the words of institution.” These are the words that Christ said on the night in which he was betrayed, the words by which this sacrament of his body and blood was instituted. By these words Jesus has brought into being a means for his disciples to be in communion with his holy and life-giving presence.

editorial
15 After Singapore
It seems that we remain at a more rudimentary level of discernment, debate, and study, amid competing schools of thought that long for quite different Anglican unities, along more or less “evangelical” and “Catholic” lines.

other departments
14 Books
16 Sunday’s Readings
17 Letters
23 People & Places

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