A few years ago, my nephew was playing a video game which had Gregorian chant playing as its soundtrack. I asked him about the music, and he said he didn’t know what it was, but it was “really cool.” I couldn’t help but notice the irony. For years, we’ve been told by a certain aging demographic that we must get rid of everything in the Church like rosaries and old-timey music because it isn’t cool. Because, as you know, “cool” outweighs appropriate or meaningful.
Most Americans and even many Catholics, in our schools and our parishes, have swallowed that lie. But

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