Monday, December 25, 2006


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On behalf of Shamus, Fr. Jud, Chris Vincent, Papa Joe Ratzi, Frank A. Rinze, and myself, a very merry and blessed Christmas to all our readers and listeners.
In addition to the abundant music, we also discuss the chant, Puer Natus in Bethlehem.

Intro: A simulated crank phone call in an attempt to curb that Happy Holidays crap!

Feasts for the Week:
Christmas; St. Stephen the Martyr; St. John the Evangelist;
Holy Innocents; St. Thomas a Becket

Music Lists for Holy Mass: Fourth Sunday of Advent and Christmas.

Music (extra special thanks to violinist Conrad Briere, trumpeter Nick Fleming, cantor Jude Nagle, and the Holy Ghost Choir for their hard work):
Revelabitur Gloria Domini (Chant, Mode I); In the Bleak Midwinter (written by Harold Darke)
Cantique de Noel (written by Adolphe Adam)
The Worship of God in Nature (written by Ludwig van Beethoven)
O Come, All Ye Faithful/Adeste Fideles (with descant by Sir David Willcocks)
Laetentur Caeli (written by Giovanni Gastoldi and yours truly)
In Splendoribus Sanctorum (Chant, Mode VI); For Ever I Will Sing (written by yours truly)
Puer Natus in Bethlehem (Chant, Mode I)
The Little Drummer Dude, by Charlie Crowe, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network;
Hallelujah (from Messiah, by Georg Frederick Handel) (organ reduction)

Commercials: Catholic: Under the Hood; iPadre Podcasting Network; Disciples with Microphones
Liturgy 911: New COPS-style parody. Today, "Papa Joe" Ratzi and Frank A. Rinze pursue of the infamous Clorox Martini Lady.
Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Find Jesus. Shamus wreckovates Adeste Fideles.
Additional Link: Holy Name of Jesus Church, Providence, RI
Closing notes: Forthcoming concert.

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