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An Emotional Rollercoaster

Patrick Ward writes… I am a 36-year-old bloke from Liverpool.  I don’t consider myself to be particularly sentimental and I’m not necessarily prone to great bouts of gushing emotion.  And yet, over the course of the four-day visit of Pope … Continue reading

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Christ be near at either hand

I wonder how many hours the liturgists spent pouring over their books to decide the music for this Mass. Liturgy is a strange thing, and things you think might work don’t always come together whereas something that was not expected … Continue reading

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I hope that many people have managed to get hold of a copy of the Magnificat book which contains all the Liturgies and events of the Papal visit. There is so much to read in this book, but I recommend … Continue reading

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