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Still at it, Mr Westmore!

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 Contents - Aug 2014AD2000 August 2014 - Buy a copy now
Wilcannia-Forbes: An unusual but welcome ordination - Peter Westmore
Culture: US Supreme Court's landmark decisions support faith - AD2000 Report
News: The Church Around the World
Factors in the success of Australia's young adult ministry - Br Barry Coldrey
Fatherhood: mirror of God's relationship with the Son - Anne Lastman
Uncovering the ideas behind the 'culture of death' - Donald DeMarco
Pope Francis condemns 'Gender ideology' as 'demonic' - Patrick Byrne
Eyewitness to history: the canonisation of St John Paul II - Wanda Skowronska
Pope Francis discusses the Church's moral teachings - LifeSiteNews
Miracle on death row - Cedric Wright
War of words: changing society through language - Audrey English
Letters: Use of iPhone at Mass ... - Audrey English
Letters: Still at it, Mr Westmore! - Anne Lastman
Letters: School chaplains - Arnold Jago
Letters: Naming a lost baby - Robert Bom
Books: IN SEARCH OF CARDINAL STEPINAC: A Complete Biography, by Fr Zvonimir Gavranovic - Fr Steven Ledinich (reviewer)
Books: RICH IN YEARS: Finding Peace and Purpose in a Long Life, Johann Christoph Arnold - Michael E Daniel (reviewer)
Books: PRAY FOR ME The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, by Robert Moynihan - Br Barry Coldrey (reviewer)
Books: NEW OUTPOURINGS OF THE SPIRIT, by Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI - Br Barry Coldrey (reviewer)
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Reflection: The Assumption: Mary leads us to Heaven - Bishop Anthony Fisher

Regarding comments about Mr Westmore's article on apps and my objection to both apps and missals, I pose this question: "Would you go to friend's home for dinner and spend the whole time looking and reading the menu and how it was cooked?"

Or perhaps even would you go to a friend's home and spend your time reading their women's magazine or even a cars magazine while the host stands by?

I suspect not. At least I hope not. That would be rude. And so it is with those who read the missal and have a need to read from app. The Host stands by while they read.

We are meant to be present with our Host and enjoy His company and sing and dine with what He has prepared for us and not be distracted by reading. Just because we have always done it, doesn't mean it has always been right. Does it?

ANNE LASTMAN
Glen Waverley

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Reprinted from AD2000 Vol 27 No 7 (August 2014), p. 15

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