presentation, advent, joyful mysteries, rosary

Lessons from the Presentation

What is February 2nd known for?  In secular society, it’s ‘Groundhog’s Day.’  While there’s nothing wrong with remembering this little rodent and speculating on whether

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hymn, church music, chant

Singing The Psalms

It’s been going on two years that I’ve been attempting to lead the responsorial psalm for Sunday Mass here at St. Anne’s.  The individual who used

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Remembering Thanksgiving

As the American holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded of how important thanksgiving is at every Mass we celebrate. As the Catechism of the

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In-Between Sets of Doors

918 From the very beginning of the Church there were men and women who set out to follow Christ with greater liberty, and to imitate

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” He Who Sings Prays Twice”

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, in its section on liturgical music, quotes the famous expression of St. Augustine: “He who sings prays twice.” Have

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