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Andrew Leung is a seminarian for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio. He has served as Director of Music at St. Pius X Church (Atlanta) and taught Gregorian chant at the Cistercian Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Georgia). For two years, he will be studying in Macau, China.
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“The sun’s disc did not remain immobile. This was not the sparkling of a heavenly body, for it spun round on itself in a mad whirl, when suddenly a clamor was heard from all the people. The sun, whirling, seemed to loosen itself from the firmament and advance threateningly upon the earth as if to crush us with its huge fiery weight. The sensation during those moments was terrible.”
— Dr. Almeida Garrett, professor of natural sciences at the University of Coimbra (1917)

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Video • Holy Mass in Hollywood, 1944
published 22 December 2015 by Andrew Leung

ERE IS AN OLD VIDEO from the 1944 Hollywood film, “Christmas Holiday“. The video shows a Christmas Solemn High Mass that was attended by Abigail Manette (Deanna Durbin), who is the main character in the movie. So, if you are wondering how Masses were like in the bigger parishes in the 1940s, this is probably a good example.