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WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Advent – “the childlike dash towards the long-desired thing”

We are coming to the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”. This Sunday there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent. Yes, Advent is a penitential time, though not so much … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Did you see Rose vestments on “Gaudete” Sunday?

Here is a little poll for your 3rd Sunday of Advent. Please choose an answer and add a comment in the combox.

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WDTPRS: Gaudete Sunday – the “good news” of the chaff’s destiny in “unquenchable fire”

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is nicknamed “Gaudete … Rejoice!”, from the first word of the first chant, the Introit.  Today we relax slightly our penitential focus during Advent.  Some say Advent is not a penitential time, even though it … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Gaudete Sunday vestment color

It’s Gaudete Sunday and therefore time for rose vestments. Most long-time readers here know that we are not talking about pink but rather rosacea (which has a salmon tinge to it).  That said, there are various dignified shades which will … Continue reading

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Early in the last week I posted a poll asking what color of vestments you expected to see at your church on Gaudete Sunday. Here were your results: What color vestments do you think you will see on Gaudete Sunday … Continue reading

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Gaudete Rose is coming; WDTPRS POLL

We know that blue is not the color for the season of Advent in the Latin Church. But we also know that on one Sunday of Advent we can have a variation from purple/violet. Therefore, confident in the principle behind … Continue reading

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