Daily Archives: 2 January 2011

Holy Days: Feasts or Entitlements?

Today is the ninth day of Christmas, but in many countries, the observed feast is Epiphany. I see not all Catholics are happy with the transfer. Perhaps they shouldn’t be. American pragmatism attaches its holidays to Monday, giving citizens a … Continue reading

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OCF 355: Why Psalms?

Missing in the many internet discussions on the propers is the chief reason why we should sing them. And no, that reason isn’t because Rome tells us or provides them for us, or that there is a ready-made choral heritage … Continue reading

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