Semana Santa 2018

Drums at midnight and church bells that ring on and on–we aren’t getting as much post-Fallas quiet as we anticipated. [Read more]


Listen for Easter: Philip Stopford and Gerard Markland

I don’t know if it is strictly an Easter song, lacking specific reference either to death or Christ’s victory over the grave. But at its core, Easter is about rescue, and you can feel that here. [More….]

Listen at Christmas: (Wannabe) heavenly hosts

I understand that a world record was secured in the filming of this video, which doesn’t have much to do with its musicality, but adds to its trivia cred. [More….]

Mission call at last

18814909ee395cffbfeb4644b0b9a333I was overly optimistic the last time I mentioned Loquita’s coming mission call, so I decided I wouldn’t post about it until I heard the envelope being ripped open (even if over the phone) and there was actual news to spread. Last night at a little before midnight I awoke befuddled to hear the little ding-ding sound pattern that told us someone was ready for a video conference [More….]