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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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On leaving the Vatican after his abdication: “I was deeply moved. The cordiality of the farewell, also the tears of my collaborators. [His voice breaks with emotion.] On the roof of the Casa Bonus Pastor there was written in huge letters «Dio gliene renda merito» [“May God reward you”]. (The Pope weeps) I was really deeply moved. In any case, while I hovered overhead and began to hear the bells of Rome tolling, I knew that I could be thankful and my state of mind on the most profound level was gratitude.”
— Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (23 May 2016)

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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.