Monday, December 7, 2015

Rome Quotes

"I grew up listening to Lessons & Carols from Cambridge and that was Advent-Christmas for me. Then I moved to Rome and discovered Rorate Masses, the Novena of the Immaculate Conception with the Tota Pulchra, the Christmas Novena, the O Antiphons, the Aspiciens, the Rorate Coeli, the Alma Redemptoris Mater: that's Advent for me now. I am glad to see seminarians all over the US doing Lessons & Carols, but are they learning our ancient Roman traditions alongside a 20th c. Anglican one?"

-Rev. Christopher Smith

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