Day: October 10, 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury speaks to Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops

The Archbishop of Canterbury addressed the “Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith”. The “new evangelization” is directed principally at those who, though baptized, have drifted away from the Church and live without reference to the Christian life.

Compass Rose Society honors Williams with musical premiere

The Compass Rose Society honored outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams at its annual meeting last week, with the premiere performance of “Advent Calendar” an anthem based on a poem by Dr. Williams composed by renowned composer Peter Hallock. The poem, published in Williams first poetry collection, ‘After Silent Centuries’ (Oxford, 1994), is quite beautiful: