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Singing to the Lord

Last weekend, I went with a group of parishioners to Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, New York. The monastery is home to a community of Episcopalian monks. (This confuses some people, since the one thing everyone remembers from studying … Continue reading

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How pleasant for brethen to dwell together in unity

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity. –Psalm 133:1 Leonard Bernstein was commissioned to write a work for a choir festival held at Chichester Cathedral in 1965.  He was given free rein … Continue reading

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A Curiosity of Spirit

Curiosity:  from Latin curiosus “careful, diligent” akin to cura, “care” I found it interesting to see the concept of “curiosity” defined as an emotion and not an instinct.  After all, we’re clearly born with the capacity to be curious, as every … Continue reading

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