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“Let y’all know!” The sung announcement of 2014’s liturgical dates

I saw something helpful at New Liturgical Movement.
Someone posted a printable image of the Noveritis (“Let y’all know”) in Gregorian chant notation for the singing of the liturgical dates for 2014 which takes place at Epiphany after the Gospel.  They thoughtfully … Continue reading

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Of sympathy and pageant, of aging and refreshing

The other day a priest friend brought up a line from Hilaire Belloc’s The Path To Rome, which I have not read for many a year.
This is the story of the wine of Brule, and it shows that what men … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

From a reader:
According to the Liturgy of the Hours note for the Baptism of the Lord this feast is to be omitted when Epiphany falls on a Sunday with a date of January 7 or 8. In the Ordo for … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 123: The Liturgical Year and a Custom

It is the Last Sunday of the liturgical year.  In the older, traditional form of the Roman Rite it is the 24th and Last Sunday after Pentecost, even though numerically it is the 23rd.  The Last Sunday is always the … Continue reading

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Lent and Passiontide: Dying with the Church

Some time ago, I wrote a description of what happens in the Churches liturgy during Lent and how the liturgical changes should reflect our Lenten experience.
I bring this up because we are well into Lent and Passiontide is around the … Continue reading

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