Daily Archives: 22 November 2018

Liturgy Q&A: Thanksgiving

Have a parish Mass? Well, certainly. More to the point, which Mass to celebrate? “Giving thanks to God” is considered a “various need and occasion,” and probably the option most frequently encountered “VNO” in the US. You can check the … Continue reading

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On Gratitude

Every so often–once in five, six, or eleven years–the American observance of Thanksgiving aligns with the feast of Saint Cecilia. Often she is portrayed (as she is here by Orazio Gentileschi) with an organetto. Do church musicians get inspired by … Continue reading

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