This just in a propos the discussions of the last couple of posts: The online edition of Adoremus has just published an excellent article by Al Kimel (of Pontifications renown), entitled "Re-Enchanting the Mass:
How beauty affects belief" Adoremus Online Edition (December 2005 - January 2006), Vol. XI, No. 9. Al Kimel is currently the Catholic chaplain at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. He served twenty-five years as an Episcopal priest and was received into the Catholic Church in June 2005.