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Daily Archives: 20 December 2010
The parish’s liturgy Facebook page now has our Advent Pageant up. Saints Point to Christ featured an apocryphal retelling of the first Christmas creche, in which Francis of Assisi dreams of both Biblical events and the witness of Saints Lucy … Continue reading
To my surprise I opened my dresser drawer this morning and discovered that between my wife, my daughter, and I, we had collectively forgotten to launder whites for ourselves. Funny how the last 2010 week of school, the parish Advent … Continue reading
Jimmy Mac sent along a Tablet piece by Paul Bailey on the composer Francis Poulenc. Bailey mentions music critic Claude Rostand’s assessment of Poulenc as part monk, part guttersnipe (voyou). Is such an internal conflict a fruitful branch for a … Continue reading