Reprinted from 2019.

What a wholesome liturgical instinct this festival represents. In the medieval English rites, it tried out various dates; May 22 or the Monday after the Ascension at Exeter; the Sunday after the Translation of S Thomas (July 7) at Hereford and Sarum – although Sarum notes that ‘nuper’ it occupied the Octave Day of our Lady’s Nativity, with an appropriate Collect “Grant we

Praise the Lord

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