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Shades of Carl

I’ve just returned home from attending the 42nd Annual Advent Procession at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, and a number of people came up to me to say that they had remembrances of Carl Crosier tonight. It was not only … Continue reading

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Advent in April?

A couple of days ago, I got an email from Carole Arenson, the editor of the newsletter for Region 4 of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM), asking me to write an article for the next issue. One of … Continue reading

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A cast of thousands

Well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it does take a heap of folks to put on an “O” Antiphon service. I found a complete writeup of this special Advent service at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, where I … Continue reading

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The “O” Antiphons

Even though our “O” Antiphon service was last night, the thought occurred to me that some of you might not know what I’m talking about. The service contains readings, prayers and music on the “O” Antiphons, which are all names … Continue reading

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