“There’s a logic that is embedded in the melodies of these tunes that helps the congregation remember them,” Maestro Colin Britt explains on the latest episode of “Hark!”
You can have your Vegas heist movies, Hollywood; I will take the hustle in which a bunch of college guys end up secretly delivering gifts to freshmen every time.
As odd as it sounds, the song’s uncertain quality is actually quite fitting. Unlike other popular carols, “Emmanuel” is a song not for Christmas but for Advent.
In this season of Advent, when we are trying to free our hearts for the Lord, perhaps we can put some of our own struggles with siblings into St. Andrew’s hands.
Sondheim’s stories and lyrics always seemed to be addressing you personally. You couldn’t simply watch his musicals. Eventually you had to contend with them.
Most of us will enter into the weekend feeling like Steve Martin’s Neal Page, entirely justified in our desires. We should be able to have a Thanksgiving that is not filled with craziness or fighting!
The Catholic Church is slow to change. When it comes to the names of our churches, that’s a good thing.
Staples Center in Los Angeles is now the Crypto.com Center. St. Patrick’s Cathedral will no doubt continue to change in the coming decades, but one thing it will never do is rename itself #JesusWins Cathedral.
If some of your family members aren't vaccinated, you might have some hard choices to make this holiday season. St. Ignatius can help.
The best holiday tradition you’ve never heard of: Venezuelans roller skating to Christmas Mass at sunrise
One of the best parts of Christmas is hearing about how other people celebrate it. And in Venezuela, they have all-night roller skating, which ends with everyone skating to Mass at dawn.
That morale is down for priests across the country is not exactly stop-the-presses material. But I wonder if it isn’t the canary in the coal mine of the Catholic Church today.