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Courage through faith

Fight for truth. Our faith and nation are in peril. We are called to stand our ground, holding to the tradition, knowledge and belief that we’ve inherited from our one true God. Truth, beauty and goodness are necessary to form courage as the battle for our souls continues.

Courage through faith

Fight for truth. Our faith and nation are in peril. We are called to stand our ground, holding to the tradition, knowledge and belief that we’ve inherited from our one true God. Truth, beauty and goodness are necessary to form courage as the battle for our souls continues.

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The Chanted Word: Feast of Christ the King

The Chanted Word: Feast of Christ the King

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, commonly referred to as the Feast of Christ the King, Christ the King Sunday of Reign of Christ Sunday, is a relatively recent addition to the Western liturgical calendar, instituted in 1925 by Pope Pius XI for the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church. In 1970 its Roman Rite observance was moved to the final Sunday of Ordinary Time.

FEAR NOT with Rexphil Rallanka

FEAR NOT with Rexphil Rallanka

ChantWorks presents Fear Not. Host Linda Hoffman speaks with Rexphil Rallanka, Director of Music, Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

The Chanted Word: Dies Irae

The Chanted Word: Dies Irae

The awe-inspiring hymn, Dies Irae, means “Day of Wrath.” This meditation depicts the Last Judgment when Christ will return in glory. It is a perfect meditation not only for All Souls Day, but throughout the month of November, when Catholics remember the dead.

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Fiddling while Rome burns

Fiddling while Rome burns

The myth goes that Nero played the fiddle while Rome burned. In reality, the fiddle as we know it hadn't been invented. Fiddle while Rome burns, has come to mean neglecting one’s duties while instead doing something frivolous. In fact, the word “fiddling” has come to...

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The Chanted Word: Pentecost

The Chanted Word: Pentecost

ChantWorks presents: Pentecost. The Catholic holiday of Pentecost is a moveable feast, which is celebrated on the 50th day from Easter Sunday. It commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Acts of the Apostles.

The Chanted Word: Easter Sunday Mass

The Chanted Word: Easter Sunday Mass

Easter Sunday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD.

The Chanted Word: Palm Sunday Mass part 1

The Chanted Word: Palm Sunday Mass part 1

Palm Sunday is a Catholic moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in each of the four canonical Gospels. Palm Sunday marks the first day of Holy Week, the last week of the Catholic solemn season of Lent that precedes the arrival of Eastertide.

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