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Fr. Michael Joncas & His Advent and Christmas Hymns of the Day
October 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Fr. Michael Joncas returns to introduce his collection of Advent and Christmas hymns of the day, Within Our Hearts Be Born, fresh texts (and some new tunes too) for these special seasons. Random drawings during the online session mean a few attendees will receive their own copies!
Ordained in 1980 as a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN, Fr. (Jan) Michael Joncas holds degrees in English from the (then) College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, and in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN and the Pontificio Istituto Liturgico of the Ateneo S. Anselmo in Rome. He has served as a parochial vicar, a campus minister, and a parochial administrator (pastor). He is the author of six books and more than two hundred fifty articles and reviews in journals such as Worship, Ecclesia Orans, and Questions Liturgiques. He has composed and arranged more than 300 pieces of liturgical music. He recently retired as Artist in Residence and Research Fellow in Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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