Sunday, November 25, 2012

Worthy Is the Lamb

Maybe it's just this scribe's own idiosyncrasy, but given the calendar's rhythm this year, hearing Christmas music around while we've still got another week of Ordinary Time ahead just feels odd, if not woefully inappropriate.

Then again, today's feast might just have its way of coming to the rescue. 

Even if it's an Advent tradition in the Anglophone world, it'd be hard to think of a better reflection for this Christ the King Sunday than Handel's Messiah... so in that light, as performed at the site of its New World premiere – New York's Trinity Church on Wall Street – have at it, church:

As ever, but especially amid this weekend, buona domenica to one and all – safe and easy travels to those among us heading home... yet whatever your commute, hope the holiday's been a great grace and gift.