THE O ANTIPHONS and the Beatles: Great Secrets Revealed?

First, I mean no disrespect—but if you are a theologian or a historian or a liturgist, please pop in here to explain something for me.I’ve been reading about the O ANTIPHONS, those profound anticipatory verses from Isaiah which, in the Catholic tradition, are read at Vespers from December 17 through December 23, leading up to the Christmas season.  Lovely prayers, most certainly!  But over and over in the literature, as an after-note, I read that the first letters of the seven Antiphons, wh … [Read more...]

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Football Family’s Faith Inspires, As 5-Year-Old Chad Carr Loses Battle With Cancer

Chad Carr, the five-year-old son of former University of Michigan quarterback Jason Carr and the grandson of former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr, died at 1:21 this afternoon.It had been fifteen months since Chad had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The Detroit News reported: Just days before his fourth birthday, Chad was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma (DIPG), a tumor located in a small area of the brain stem. The median survival rate is nine months from … [Read more...]

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Live Now on the BBC: Memorial Service at Notre Dame

If you hurry, you can watch this:  Beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral, filled to capacity with mourners who have come together to honor the memory of those who died in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13.Click this link to watch the solemn service live. … [Read more...]

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