St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick's Day revelers

Patrick was a young man (in what is now Scotland) when he was taken by raiders and carried off from his family to labor as a slave in what is now Ireland. Though enslaved, Patrick never lost his faith in God. He prayed. More from Melissa Musick after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: The Mother we Share by Chvrches

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The Scottish synthpop band, Chvrches, say that their cryptic lyrics are open to the listener’s interpretation. Maybe it’s just the field guide to the daily acts that make up a Catholic life that Melissa Musick and I are writing, but when they sing, “The mother we share will never keep our cold hearts from calling,” we can’t help but think about Mary. Warning: there is one expletive in this song. Listen after the jump:

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