Dominican Priest Calls Gregorian Chant “Infantile”
2019 November 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

Fr. Gerard Lessard is upset that millennials “seem to be mainly interested in returning to Gregorian chant and organ music of the distant past.”

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Video • What Are Common Hymn Melodies?
2019 November 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

Short demonstrations by a volunteer parish choir!

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New Stained Glass Windows of Military Saints
2019 November 11 by Fr. David Friel

Recently installed at the pastoral center of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA

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The Gratuity of Beauty
2019 November 09 by Fr. David Friel

Thoughts on the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

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PDF Download • A Eucharistic Piece My Choir Loves
2019 November 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

Including a “preview” of the forthcoming Brébeuf Hymnal SATB Choral Supplement.

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(1988) • Cardinal Ratzinger Addresses Chilean Bishops
2019 November 07 by Corpus Christi Watershed

“The grandeur of the liturgy rests upon…rendering tangible the Totally Other, whom we are not capable of summoning.”

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If You Want to Catch All the Youth
2019 November 05 by Lucas Tappan

The “Schools Singing Programme” currently serves 4,000 children each year, many from the most economically depressed areas in England…

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Detail from the Missal of Eberhard von Greiffenklau

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A Professional Choir in Six (6) Years
2019 October 29 by Lucas Tappan

Support was key, but once Glenn had the necessary vision and support, the rest was a matter of putting one foot in front of the other.

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What Choirmasters Do.
2019 October 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

In case you’re wondering: the photo on the upper right is me—taken on Saturday night.

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Archbishop Cordileone will offer Mass November 16, 2019 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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In this riveting document, Archbishop Weakland forbids one’s child from attending a Low Mass—wicked beyond a doubt!

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New Typesetting! • “Kyriale Supplement” (1934)
2019 October 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

Mr. Andrew Hinkley has done something marvelous…again!

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PDF Download • Palestrina Kyrie (2 of 3)
2019 October 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Dazzlingly luscious” is probably best way to describe this Mass.

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The Tradition Continues! • Seven Organists Perform
2019 October 18 by Richard J. Clark

“...every bit of carpeting was removed and replaced with marble and stone…”

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“Hidden” Hymns by Cardinal Newman
2019 October 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Fr. Nicholls points out that Saint Newman was an admirer of Beethoven at a time when Beethoven was still living.

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A Professional Choir in Six Months
2019 October 15 by Lucas Tappan

I often wonder if some of the vitriol directed against the Church’s music is due to its less than stellar presentation.

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Incredible!!! • Ancient Kyriale MSS for Download
2019 October 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

Through the centuries, we observe a remarkable stability—in spite of variants, which will always exist.

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We have completed part 1. When part 2 is finished, we’ll release that, as well.

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“Do not forget this: the liturgy is the first ‘teacher’ of catechism.” — Pope Francis

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