12.4
TCC Playlist: Memorial of St. John Damascene

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my son blowing out the advent candles

As we are keeping Advent freely in this country, we must remember our brothers and sisters who keep these days in hiding, exile and fear. Today, when we honor St. John Damascene who defended icons. More after the jump:

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12.7
TCC Playlist: Advent Hymns “Creator of the Stars of Night”

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starry night

For many, Advent would not be Advent if introduced by any other hymn than “Creator of the Stars of Night”. Learn about this hymn from Chrysogonus Waddell and listen to it sung by the Harvard University Choir after the jump. This piece first appeared in the LTP Advent Sourcebook:

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