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St. John’s Day

Posted: Sunday, June 22nd, 2008 @ 6:02 pm in Liturgical Calendar, Saints, Time After Pentecost | 1 Comment »

Monday is St. John’s Eve, and Tuesday is the Nativity of John the Baptist (aka the Summer Christmas). Just as St. John is the forerunner for Christ, so his Nativity is the forerunner for Christmas. At one time this was one of the most festive celebrations of the year, especially in Merry Old England. So […]

Shifting the Gospels

Posted: Friday, June 20th, 2008 @ 7:11 am in Liturgy | Comments Off on Shifting the Gospels

There has been a lot of things I’ve wanted to post about, but I just have too much going on right now. I probably won’t be able to post much for the next couple of months. That aside… I read in the Liturgical Year that the 4th Sunday after Pentecost used to be called Mercy […]