The spokesman recently joked that there was a saying about Jesuits, that a Jesuit “‘nec rubricat, nec cantat,’ meaning Jesuits are famed for not being enthusiastic about liturgical song or experts in detailed liturgical rubrics.”
Yes. “As confused as a Jesuit in Holy Week” was another saying, Holy Week being a time of complicated and extended worship services.
Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion (Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968), and more recently on politics (Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters, -- Lulu.com, Kindle). Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, he lives now on Chicago's North Side, where four of his and Winnie's six children live close by.
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