Thursday, March 28, 2013
Performance of Earth Goddess Mass to be held in Archdiocese of Toronto
The "Kyrie" from the Mass complete with howling wolfe
From the Newsletter of the Archdiocese of Toronto
Apr 3 & Apr 5
Missa Gaia Earth Mass.Holy Name Catholic Church, 71 Gough Avenue, Toronto. 7:30 p.m.The school’s 140-voice choir, musicians and dancers will perform this joyous rhythmic, contemporary work inspired by St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology. It is a musical/spiritual celebration of God’s creation that includes the human voice alongside that of the wolf, whale and loon. An instrumental ensemble featuring present students and alumnae provide an eclectic canvas of traditional, gospel, new age and world music.
Cathcon- Gaia is the Earth Goddess whom modern environmentalists invoke as providing an explanation for the ongoing processes in the biosphere. This should have no place in Catholic thought and even less worship