12.21
TCC Playlist: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing by Sufjan Stevens

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Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens is an Anglo-Catholic. He said in an interview with Quietus, “I think the Good News is about grace and hope and love and a relinquishing of self to God.” Read more and listen to this Advent hymn after the jump:

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11.20
TCC Playlist: To Jesus Christ Our Sovereign King by The Schola Cantorum

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kissing the cross
Today is the Feast of Christ the King, a reminder of where our true allegiance lies. Sometimes that means a loyalty over and against the state. Learn more about today’s feast, see photos, and listen to “To Jesus Christ Our Sovereign King” after the jump:

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9.25
TCC Video: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize by Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Springsteen medals

“I’ve got my hand on the Gospel plow.”

On the album We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, Bruce Springsteen covers the American hymn and Civil Rights anthem, “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize.” Listen and watch him speak about his Catholic faith with Stephen Colbert after the jump:

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8.16
TCC Video: Fiji Rugby Players Sing Hymn After Winning Gold

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Fiji Rugby team

“By the blood of the Lamb, and the Word of the Lord, we have overcome.”

The Fiji Men’s Rugby team has won their country’s first ever gold medal, beating Great Britain 43-7. After the game they locked arms and sang in both English and Fijian, “We have overcome/ By the blood of the Lamb/ And the Word of the Lord/ We have overcome.” Watch it here: Fiji Rugby Players Sing Hymn After Winning Gold. Rugby has not been played at the Olympics since 1924.

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