Suitable for the Christmas Vigil Mass with its lengthy genealogy of Jesus demonstrating a theological interpretation of Israel’s history in three epochs — rising from Abraham (patriarch) to David (monarch), falling to the nadir of the destruction of the Davidic monarchy during the Babylonian captivity and then rising and surpassing the first era in Jesus […]
Posts Tagged Christmas
A chance encounter puts a new frame around what liturgists and musicians do at Christmas.
I sincerely hope that we see future offerings of this sort from Phyllis Zagano. As her work has enriched the Church in history and ministry, so will it in matters of the spirit.
Liturgy and music nerds can start making plans for next year – it is never too early.
Is there is a sensitive way to limit or refuse donations?
With a little thought and planning, you can help your parish become immersed in the beauty and richness of Advent and Christmas!
The translation of the prayers for Midnight Mass is clumsy, and it misses the spirit of the Mass itself.
by Nicholas Denysenko
Has a particular Christmas carol touched you this Christmas?
Little did I know when I posted something about “blue Christmas”-liturgies here recently that people not far from where I live would be forced to confront such a profoundly horrific blue Christmas indeed. I write as a mother with a son in the Connecticut school-system. My heart missed a beat yesterday. Send to Kindle