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 is an old one, and that God is still God in the heavens, and He still loves me and that salvation is possible because of Jesus. I need that, boy, do I ever need that!

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About Kristen West Mcguire

I'm a wife and mom. Sometimes I work, and sometimes I homeschool and sometimes I just meddle, Although I worked at a military chapel for a few years and even taught CCD, most of my life I have been just a pew-sitting, kid-shushing Catholic mom. Since my conversion in 1992, I've been propositioned to join Opus Dei, Regnum Christi, the Neocatechumenal Way, Cum Christo (at least I think that is what Ultreya meant), and at least a few third orders, I just don't go for that extra stuff. I'm a Plain Jane Catholic.
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