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Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed

I posted this under my Childermas entry, but it deserves attention on its own.
Here is a reworking of Lully Lulla Lullay by Philip Stopford.  It’s about the Holy Innocents.
Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed, especially when the descant comes … Continue reading

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28 Dec – Childermas: “They were the Church’s first blossoms” – Holy Innocents

Monday was Christmas.
Today is Childermas, the Feast of the Holy Innocents.
The “Coventry Carol”, a lullaby of mothers to doomed children, dates to the 16th century. It was part of a Mystery Play, “The Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors”, about chapter two of … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Manhattan Edition

I’m off for a quick trip to Manhattan.

The primary mission on this trip is to attend an annual “O Antiphon” Dinner which has – in part – a motive of appreciation for priests who have helped at Holy Innocents, indeed, … Continue reading

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28 Dec – Childermas – The Holy Innocents: “They were the Church’s first blossoms”

Today is Childermas, the Feast of the Holy Innocents.
Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child,
By by, lully lullay, thou little tiny child,
By by, lully lullay.
O sisters too, How may we do
For to preserve this day
This poor youngling,
For whom we do sing,
By … Continue reading

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26 May – NYC – Corpus Christi Mass and Procession

If you are within striking distance of Manhattan, consider attending the beautiful Corpus Christi procession which the vibrant, famed, phoenix-like Church of the Holy Innocents will have on 26 May, Corpus Christi THURSDAY.
Mass is at 6 PM follow by the … Continue reading

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Fr. John E. Halborg, RIP – Requiem Mass – Manhattan, NYC, Holy Innocents 12 April

I have a soft spot for priests who were Lutheran converts who say the Traditional Latin Mass of the Roman Rite.
Hence, I ask your prayers for one.  Fr. John E. Halborg died recently.  I knew him only slightly.  He helped … Continue reading

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“They were the Church’s first blossoms” – the Holy Innocents

Today is Childermas, the Feast of the Holy Innocents.
Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child,
By by, lully lullay, thou little tiny child,
By by, lully lullay.
O sisters too, How may we do
For to preserve this day
This poor youngling,
For whom we do sing,
By … Continue reading

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29 Sept – Holy Innocents -Manhattan – BLUE MASS… TLM!

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NYC – TRIDUUM TENEBRAE at Holy Innocents

The Sacred Triduum will be celebrated this year with great reverence at the vibrant midtown parish of Holy Innocents.
They are also doing Tenebrae.

 
Holy Thursday (April 2, 2015)
• Holy Mass at 7:30PM
• Tenebræ of Good Friday at 10:30PM and vigil at the … Continue reading

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“Juventutem” News: Bp. Schneider Mass in DC Sunday 15 Feb, and new chapter in NYC

I am delighted to report something that I knew about, but didn’t post on, alas. In NYC a “Juventutem” (I wish they didn’t use that “J”) has a new chapter situated at… yes… that vibrant parish Holy Innocents. They met … Continue reading

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28 FEB – NYC – Holy Innocents Church – Card. Dolan Requiem for Fr. Groeschel

His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of the New York, will visit the Church of the Holy Innocents on Saturday 28 February 2015.  At 10 AM, His Eminence will celebrate a Mass for the Dead (Ordinary Form) for Fr. Benedict … Continue reading

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NYC – Holy Innocents’ Feast Day! Great News!

How I would like to have been in Manhattan on Sunday at Holy Innocents parish for their Patronal Feast!
Holy Innocents, once considered for the guillotine, was given a reprieve by His Eminence Timothy Card. Dolan.  Many people expressed their dismay that such a … Continue reading

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MANHATTAN: Holy Innocents SAVED! What happened? And: 40 HOURS DEVOTION

Holy Innocents in Manhattan, NYC, is about to begin, on Friday, their Forty Hours Devotion!  More on that, below.  
First, some comments.
During the last few days since the decision about the Church of the Holy Innocents in Manhattan was made … Continue reading

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MANHATTAN, NYC: Holy Innocents to remain open!

Today’s Hell’s Bible has a story about the decisions Card. Dolan made about parishes that were under consideration for closure or merger.
It seems that Holy Innocents, the only parish in Manhattan to have the Extraordinary Form every day of the … Continue reading

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MANHATTAN: Holy Innocents Church – Reprieve until Spring 2015?

UPDATE 2013 GMT:
I have been informed that “Breitbart was wrong”.
In a letter from the “Office of Strategic Pastoral Planning” of the Archd. of NY, one reads (inter alia):
[…] the Cardinal feels it is essential that he has more time to … Continue reading

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