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Rain or Shine

The faithful are the faithful no matter the country, no matter the weather. The weather in the Italian Apennines was lovely for my first two days at my home convent’s Italian villa. 208 more words

Prayer

Alma Redemptoris Mater

During Advent this year I intend to learn this lovely hymn, which is sung at Compline during the Advent and Christmas seasons.

A happy Advent to all those observing it.

Music

Gregorian Chant in Nebraska

This was an interesting story on PBS Newshour about a seminary in Nebraska, Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska near Lincoln. This is a seminary for the Fraternity of St. 122 more words

Music

News, at last!

I live near this splendid Benedictine Abbey, in Quebec. During the fall, the colours are extraordinary.

Please accept my apologies for not posting frequently. I have moved to a new apartment, but my floors are covered with boxes containing books. 136 more words

Sharing

Worship wars, medieval style (literally!)

When next your church gets heated over the issue of Anglican Chant vs said, BCP vs modern liturgy, guitars vs organs, drums vs no drums, choirs vs pop music bands, call to mind this event from Symeon of Durham’s  380 more words

Christianity

Massachusetts: Cambridge & Boston (1st summer trip stop)

This summer, we decided to travel for a month to various destinations. Weaving together what could have easily been many separate trips, we instead fused them to create one massive and quite unique trip abroad! 1,939 more words

Travel

We Are The Song

Louise Penny writes a mystery series about a detective in a mythical village in Quebec called Three Pines. I love these books especially for the author’s keen insight into human nature and her prose which flows like poetry. 131 more words

Spirituality