Daily Archives: 1 January 2019

Winter Music

Since their release in the 80s, I’ve enjoyed the Windham Hill series titled for the solstice. The higher the number (they go to V) the more “traditional” Christmas fare you get. My favorite remains the second edition–it gets much play … Continue reading

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A New Year, A Century Ago

Last month, my family began binge-watching Downton Abbey. Its treatment of the so-called Great War was striking. As I was surfing a bit today, I asked the google about New Year’s 1919 and one of the articles linked was this … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: How Much Mass To Miss?

This post isn’t about the more ordinary worshiper. It’s more about those more in the servant role. It’s been many years since I’ve been in a parish with multiple preachers who were assigned three to five repeat homilies on a … Continue reading

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Resolutions, Over and Over

Finding I’ve already slipped in one personal resolution, I want to spin a confident notion, now that we are some hours into a new year. The passage of time gives us numerous opportunities for changing and recommitting one’s life. Resolutions … Continue reading

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