There’s nothing like a new infant to make you appreciate (also: sweat through) the Easter Vigil mass. My new daughter’s patroness and namesake, Hildegard of Bingen, draws a parallel between baptism and the “re-greening” of creation that occurs annually in spring (we’re still waiting on this in Minnesota).
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… was the long-standing custom at the cathedral for the Easter Vigil to start at 6pm and be done by 7:25.
The Alleluia at St. John’s Abbey Easter Vigil – with Frenchy organ improv.
Following up on Fritz’s post below, the resident Episcopalian shares some thoughts about the Great Vigil.
Just a few random thoughts before dashing off for the morning Masses.
It is very clear from the new, more literal rendering that this text is not really a Proclamation of Easter, but more a hymn to the candle itself.
Does any one have good resources for creating such a liturgical moment?
Am I the only one who has misgivings when, at the Easter Vigil, the Celebrant invites the Congregation to extinguish their Easter candles at some point in the service (usually before the readings begin?
The Missale Romanum 2002 has a few surprises in it, including what amount to changes in the RCIA.