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Labor Day

When I was growing up, I was taught that St. Joseph was the patron saint of labor, of workers. Because he was a carpenter, I guess: I pictured little-boy Jesus messing around underfoot, playing with scraps, while his (adoptive) dad … Continue reading

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A Church Musician’s Litany of Saints

After writing about St. Ephraim last night, I got to thinking about how frustrating I find it that the official patron saint of music is St. Cecilia. According to the legends, Cecilia had vowed her virginity to God, like so … Continue reading

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