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Ever marked papers? I do. Lots of teachers and professors do. And one of the most dreary aspects of marking papers is the use of poor English. What a difference it makes however when a paper is written with that bit of sparkle, panache and nuance. How much more alive and richer the events or concepts seem when adorned with beautiful language.
So, in the spirit of celebrating the beauty of language – a gift from God after all – get ready for Advent I, Sunday Nov. 27 at an English language parish near you.
If you’re still a bit uneasy about the coming changes, sit back and let Fr. Robert Barron guide you through some of them.
Nov. 25 Update: This essay by Anthony Esolen of Providence College describes and elaborates on some more examples of the imminent changes