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The various liturgies and services which take place during Lent, and in particular during Holy Week and the Triduum, are marked by select hymns aimed at leading the faithful in their reflections on the Passion and Death of Christ. One of the most common pieces is “Oh Sacred Head So Wounded,” a piece which Johan S...read more
Articles from section "Arts and Culture"
On Sunday in the Basilica of St. Mary Major, there was a performance of the Synodal Choir of the Patriarchate of Moscow together with the Sistine Chapel Choir. Francis sent a message for the …read more
The National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on December 12 every year, on the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas. The Canadian …read more
Perhaps Rome’s most extraordinary quality is its ability to convey hope in adversity. The Eternal City has survived devastation and disasters and yet countless church vaults offer visions of …read more
Rome can be an expensive place to live, but visiting the Eternal City doesn’t have to break the bank. With the arrival of low-cost air tickets, many tourists come to Rome every year and …read more
Italy celebrates a National Down Syndrome day during the first half of October (as opposed to the International Awareness day on March 21), and these occasions always seems like a good moment …read more