Liturgy

These Youth Singing ‘Coventry Carol’ at Illinois State Capital Might be the most Beautiful Thing We’ve Seen in a While

Coventry Carol, otherwise known as “The hymn of the Holy Innocents” was sung by the youth of St. John Cantius and Crusaders for Life in the Illinois state capitol back in 2017. This hauntingly beautiful and heartbreaking lullaby was sung during a rally for the dignity of the unborn. Translated Lyrics:Lully, lullay, Thou little tiny …

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History and Celebrations for the Feast of the Holy Innocents

On the feast of the Holy Innocents—also known as Childermas—we Catholics remember the day on which children in Bethlehem were massacred shortly after the birth of Jesus. King Herod wanted the child Jesus, a threat to his kingship, dead, so he ordered all males under the age of two to be killed. Although the mood …

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