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The Ragamuffin Parade

During the second half of the 19th century, Thanksgiving traditions in America varied from region to region . . . In New York City, people would dress up in fanciful masks and costumes and roam the streets in merry-making mobs. … Continue reading

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Deliverance: the Movement from Pain to Praise

I recently attended a talk given by Dr. Rosann Catalano, a Roman Catholic theologian and scholar at the Institute for Christian-Jewish Studies, on the topic of pain and suffering in the Bible. Dr. Catalano (who is an excellent speaker, by … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

One of the things that is optional in the Catholic Mass is a communal song of praise and thanksgiving after communion. This has never made sense to me in terms of the flow of the liturgy, and I’ve never been … Continue reading

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