Daily Archives: 15 January 2021

Lift Ev’ry Voice

To be clear, the proposal is a national hymn, not a replacement for the national anthem. First verse sings as follows: Lift ev’ry voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of liberty; Let our rejoicing … Continue reading

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Acolytes and Lectors

I did notice this liturgical news earlier this week. Yay, but yawn. I can imagine the hand-wringing about it in traditional circles. The so-called minor orders were suppressed in the early 1970s. But they made a comeback in the heady … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 74: More On Those Passers-By

People can wrap themselves in the mantle of Christianity, but the behavior does not always match. Among today’s Christians, orthopraxis does not always accompany orthodoxy. 74. One detail about the passers-by does stand out: they were religious, devoted to the … Continue reading

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