Thursday, July 5, 2012

"Coming Home"

...Anyone who’s ever arrived back from a retreat filled with a zeal for sainthood, resolutions of charity and kindness, daily Mass attendance, etc. knows how easy it is to find yourself right back where you started. A colloquium can engender the same discouragement – so many things to do, so much music to be revived and presented to generations that have never heard it, so many ways in which one’s own choir could shine brighter. But then you bump into the old reality...

Mary Jane Ballou's thoughtful consideration of ways to integrate the Colloquium experience into daily life.