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When You Go To Mass … Be This Guy!
2019 February 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

Bringing a falcon to Mass never crossed my mind…


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An Outrageous “Paradox” I Cannot Accept
2019 February 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

I’m not someone who believes everything was perfect before Vatican II—but calling the EF “worldly” compared to the OF is just silly.


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Sacred Architecture and Brexit
2019 February 17 by Fr. David Friel

A connecting link in the form of Gothic cathedrals


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Update! • Accompaniments for the Brébeuf Hymnal
2019 February 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

Oh, if only…if only you knew what’s going on behind the scenes!


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The Cantor and Congregational Singing
2019 February 12 by Lucas Tappan

I wonder if we haven’t lost sight of the cantor’s original purpose of fostering congregational singing…


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Breaking! • Father Edwin C. Dwyer Development?
2019 February 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

Did Bishop A. Hurley have a change of heart?


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“Your Choirmaster” • What Nobody Realizes
2019 February 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

Do you see the part where it specifically asks for humiliation?


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Fourth-Century Advice for Choir Directors
2019 February 02 by Fr. David Friel

A passage from Nicetas of Remesiana remains eminently applicable today.


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Breaking! • Sacred Music Symposium Dates (2019)
2019 January 29 by Corpus Christi Watershed

“I had high hopes for the quality of the music and lectures, but even those expectations
were exceeded…” —Participant from Charlottesville


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When Hymn Names Don’t Match
2019 January 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

I submit to you that calling the same tune by multiple names in the same hymnal is unacceptable.


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Formed in Beauty Lectures
2019 January 27 by Fr. David Friel

Videos have been posted from the 2017 & 2018 conferences of the Catholic Art Guild


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New! • Organ Scholarships at Christendom College
2019 January 26 by Guest Author

Christendom College will offer up to $5,000 for students starting in the Fall of 2019.


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“Every pastor and music director has a serious responsibility to read and become familiar with the 'Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy…” —Archbishop Sample


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PDF Download • “Chant Service Book” (208 pages)
2019 January 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

An extremely rare book from 1941, containing all your favorite Gregorian chants!


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Music Leads Us to Heaven
2019 January 20 by Fr. David Friel

Franz Schubert’s famous art song, “An die Musik”


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2nd Sunday after Epiphany • Saint Vitus Parish (LA)
2019 January 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

“New evidence of wondrous pow’r | Behold in Cana’s marriage-dow’r; | Swift its own nature to resign, | The water blushes into wine.” —Msgr. Knox


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Trappist Monks in Hong Kong Chanting
2019 January 17 by Andrew Leung

Monks in Hong Kong chanting parts of the Missa “Cum Jubilo”...


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Bishop Barron Vs. Hymn by Marty Haugen (2018)
2019 January 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Heaven is not light-years away; that’s a silly way to think about it.” —Most Rev’d Robert Barron


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“Church Music Manifesto” (2019)
2019 January 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

Mass should be a peaceful experience for the congregation, not an opportunity to be harassed.


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Two February Workshops
2019 January 13 by Fr. David Friel

A Symposium in Chicago and the Winter Pastoral Chant Conference in Indiana


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