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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: Holy Trinity 2022

The Chanted Word: Holy Trinity 2022

The Feast of the Holy Trinity, also know as Trinity Sunday, celebrates a central doctrine of Christianity and the greatest mystery of the Faith. That is that God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are united as three persons in one Godhead and share the same Divine Nature. It is celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost.

The Chanted Word: Holy Thursday 2022

The Chanted Word: Holy Thursday 2022

Holy Thursday is the day on which Christians commemorate Jesus’s Last Supper. It’s the day before Good Friday, which marks Jesus’s crucifixion and death. Holy Thursday is the Thursday of Holy Week, which is the week before Easter, from Palm Sunday to Holy Saturday.

FEAR NOT with Rachel Fulton Brown

FEAR NOT with Rachel Fulton Brown

ChantWorks presents Fear Not. Host Linda Hoffman speaks with Rachel Fulton Brown, associate professor of medieval European history at the University of Chicago.

The Chanted Word: Christmas Mass during the Night 2021

The Chanted Word: Christmas Mass during the Night 2021

In many Western Christian traditions Midnight Mass is the first liturgy of Christmastide that is celebrated on the night of Christmas Eve, traditionally beginning at midnight when Christmas Eve gives way to Christmas Day. This popular Christmas custom is a jubilant celebration of the Mass or Service of Worship in honor of the Nativity of Jesus.

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Dear Moses

Dear Moses

Dear Moses, This is Sarah, down here in the desert. I want to tell you what is going on down here since you went up on the mountain. Some people are upset because we do not see you face to face and you seem to be worshipping God without us. It's as though you have...

Christmas Treasures

Christmas Treasures

Dig up this treasure, dust it off, and let it shine until it is put back in its proper place in the liturgy.

A Meditation on Three Christmas Songs

A Meditation on Three Christmas Songs

Away in a Manger In Luke’s gospel, the angel appears to the shepherds and announces that a Savior has been born, and that they will find him wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger. Why did the angel appear to the shepherds, and why did he bother to mention...

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The Chanted Word: Christmas Mass during the Night 2021

The Chanted Word: Christmas Mass during the Night 2021

In many Western Christian traditions Midnight Mass is the first liturgy of Christmastide that is celebrated on the night of Christmas Eve, traditionally beginning at midnight when Christmas Eve gives way to Christmas Day. This popular Christmas custom is a jubilant celebration of the Mass or Service of Worship in honor of the Nativity of Jesus.

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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