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28th December: Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs (or Childermass)

From Saint Andrew Daily Missal The Feast of the Holy Innocents dates back to about the fifth century. The massacre of these infants manifests the royal character of Jesus. It is because Herod believed the words of the Magi and … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Holy Innocents

This article was originally published in 2010: Herod was furious when he realised that he had been outwitted by the wise men, and in Bethlehem and its surrounding district he had all the male children killed who were two years … Continue reading

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A Hildegard Chant for the Holy Innocents

I came across this (on http://hischola.blogspot.com ) today, and since Schola Cantorum is in America, and you may not be familiar with them, and since it allows me to indulge my passion for early liturgical music, I reproduce it here … Continue reading

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