A Model of Sacred Music at Priest's First Mass
2016 May 27 by Richard J. Clark

What music does a newly ordained priest, who currently plays the drums in a jazz band, choose for his first Mass? A priest who also has a degree from the Hartt School of Music in Music Production and Technology? The answer will surprise you.

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The Basilica of Sts. Peter & Paul is a Guardian of the Sacred Tradition and a great Patron Sacred Music and Arts.

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O Salutaris Hostia • Do You Like This Version?
2016 May 24 by Jeff Ostrowski

Download this 47-page booklet … and please pardon any typos!

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Teaching the Very Young
2016 May 24 by Lucas Tappan

I have received a number of emails of late from such musicians with questions regarding the musical training of the very young…

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Los Angeles: Less Than A Week Away!
2016 May 23 by Cynthia Ostrowski

A phenomenal event which involves our District Superior & Archbishop Gomez.

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Guide for Large-Scale Celebrations
2016 May 22 by Fr. David Friel

10 Points from a Newly Translated Document

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Composing Saves My Life
2016 May 20 by Richard J. Clark

By shear will I chip away at the wretched dumpster fire of incongruence on the page. Then a purpose languidly surfaces with each revised note: Composing is a form of prayer.

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Summer Sacred Music Workshop 2016
2016 May 19 by Andrew Leung

Southeastern Sacred Music presents Summer Sacred Music Workshop 2016.

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May Crowning • The Official Antiphon
2016 May 18 by Jeff Ostrowski

Do you agree this is a dark antiphon?

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Our program continues to expand, and we look forward to working with more than 60 students next year!

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The Terrifying “But” Of Vatican II
2016 May 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Only four (4) bishops voted against the Vatican II document on liturgy.

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Blast From The Past!
2016 May 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

What did the Traditional Latin Mass look like sixteen years ago?

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Veni Creator Chant Plus Polyphony by Couturier
2016 May 14 by Veronica Brandt

Getting more mileage out of a beautiful hymn by alternating 4 part verses with the chant.

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Musical Resources • Pentecost Sunday
2016 May 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

“O God, Who on this day didst instruct the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Spirit…”

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Feast of Bl. Álvaro del Portillo
2016 May 12 by Andrew Leung

Blessed Álvaro del Portillo, the successor of St. Josemaría Escrivá and Prelate of Opus Dei.

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Pentecost is coming—are you ready?

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How Do We Get the Boys to Sing?
2016 May 10 by Lucas Tappan

Why is sports so popular and communal singing so undervalued?

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Fox News • “Rise of the Latin Mass”
2016 May 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

“To be honest, I wasn’t a fan at first…but now I love it.” —Brenda DiGirolamo

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“Almighty and eternal God, make us ever bear a devout affection toward Thee…”

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A Special “Gaudeamus” For 31 May
2016 May 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

Nobody has been able to explain why they changed the psalm verse…

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