Daily Archives: 6 October 2010

‘Tis the Season for Battlelines

Don’t look now, but the war on Christmas is gearing up. Sometimes I just want to find a quiet liturgical foxhole and hibernate till Epiphany. New Jersey is one front–no dreidels there, either. I see that German religious folk are … Continue reading

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OCF 139-140: Psalm and Alleluia

Let’s attend to the musical portions of the funeral’s liturgy of the Word: 139. The responsorial psalm enables the community to respond in faith to the first reading. Through its psalms the community expresses its grief and praise, and acknowledges … Continue reading

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