Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why do I like all those old hymns so much?

Catholics seem to be known for their spectacularly banal worship “style.” I am one of those begging for more Gregorian chant, or English chant, or just plain old hymns. It reminds me that the faith is ancient, and the struggle … Continue reading

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Parce Domine

Spare us Lord. I love the addition of a medieval instrument in this rendition. Great for Lenten meditation.

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Making Ashes Out of You and Me |Blogs | NCRegister.com

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic What a shame that Ash Wednesday comes but once a year. For many of us, that’s the only opportunity…   See on http://www.ncregister.com

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Catholic schools’ secret: love

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic These days much of my life is decided by two nuns. My children spend their days with them. My nights and weekends are largely determined by the sports and dances… Kristen … Continue reading

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Attende Domine

This was the first Latin hymn for Lent I ever heard, I think at St. Matthew Cathedral in downtown Washington, DC….many, many years ago…. it still gives me chills.

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