“Vintage Black Glamour”

Lots of Christmas and New Year's stuff up right now! … [Read more...]

“A Meditation on the Bloody Octave of Christmas”

From the Archdiocese of Washington. … [Read more...]

“Byzantine Hymn of the Nativity”

via IP: … [Read more...]

Heard on the local “family-friendly” Christian radio station

while making chocolate-covered strawberries. SO AWESOME.Here it is live:And just because: … [Read more...]

“Wait a while, eternity!”

Mountain Goats cover "Christmas in Prison." … [Read more...]

Thy songs were made for the pure and free

"The Minstrel Boy" always gets me. Here a seven-year-old child sings it--scroll to the second recording--in 1904, at a family Christmas, not long before their "short twentieth century" began. Link via TKB. … [Read more...]

“How to Give Charitably, But More Charitably”

Simcha Fisher, for you last-minuters. … [Read more...]