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Believing Thomas

musings on the church calendar from one who seldom doubts Recently I was reminded of a column I wrote first in 2008 about a saint who is extremely important to church musicians. While St. Cecilia, is not yet included on the Calendar of Saints of our Episcopal Church, she is one of the most honored martyrs remembered each November 22nd by a number of faiths, beginning with our Roman Catholic brethren. and including the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Anglican Church. Hence, I thought it appropriate to present the information again with a few additions. According to early (perhaps exaggerated) Christian stories, Cecilia, a pious virgin member of a Roman senatorial family in the second or third