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Daily Archives: December 2nd, 2012

Drop Down, Ye Heavens

  THISĀ Gregorian chant, Rorate Coeli, or “Drop down, ye Heavens from above,” is sung by Schola Cantorum. It is a beautiful recreation of lines fromĀ the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah 45:8) and is often sung in Advent, which begins today. Here is an English translation: Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds […]

A Bright and Shining Moment

  I READ yesterday the news stories about the first same-sex wedding ceremony at West Point’s chapel and was completely uninterested. This “wedding” between two elderly lesbians, whose enormous smiles belie an immense disdain for our heritage and for civilization itself, was news around the country but it is not news. It’s just another all-too-predictable […]