Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Of the obligatory bagel

Manhattan is the only place so far where I manage to enjoy bagels. And, here, I enjoy them indeed, KA, at your request, this one’s for you! It is a spectacular day, and I am in a great spot, perched … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Requiem on Memorial Day which is during the Octave of Pentecost

From a reader: At a local parish here in my Archdiocese, there is going to be a High Requiem Mass on Memorial Day, which this year takes place on one of the Octave Days of Pentecost. A priest at another … Continue reading

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Veterans Day confusion

UPDATE 2034 GMT: Clarification in the comments below.  Useful! ___ I turned on the TV for a few minutes and people didn’t seem to know what day it is. In the USA today is Veterans Day.  It used to be … Continue reading

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An “ad orientem” learning experience

From a reader: My grandmother lives in a small town here in NJ that still has a Memorial Day ceremony and parade every year.  Yesterday, I noticed that when the young woman came up to sing the National Anthem, she … Continue reading

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