“Vatican II Hymnal” (1974) by Terry L. Haws
2018 August 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

“It is also tragic to note that the hymnal was officially approved by the music commission of the Archdiocese of Seattle.” —Fr. Joseph Roff

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Rehearsal videos • “Gloria” by Father Victoria
2018 August 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

How important is honesty?

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13th Sunday after Pentecost (Extraordinary Form)
2018 August 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Have regard, O Lord, to Thy covenant, and forsake not to the end the souls of Thy poor.”

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A Chinese “Ave Maria”
2018 August 14 by Andrew Leung

Ave Maria composed in Chinese style by Mons. Anthony CM Lau.

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A hymnal out of print for fifty years has been scanned by Mr. Colin E. Jackson!

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The New Spanish Missal as Opportunity
2018 August 12 by Fr. David Friel

Seizing the Moment to Sing a Truly New Song to the Lord

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Catholic TV focuses on the indispensable role of the pipe organ with Janet Hunt.

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PDF Download • “Sunday Vespers”
2018 August 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

…including a failed descant from 1983.

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We have all encountered these moments that sustain us along our pilgrim way and I assume the same could be said of all the Holy Martyrs.

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Video Recording • Pro-Arte Saint Louis
2018 August 06 by Corpus Christi Watershed

“We live in such a commercialized world that things that are non-tangible seem to escape very often…” —Dr. Horst Buchholz

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Who doesn’t like to talk about Gregorian Chant?

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Expectations Exceeded at the Symposium!
2018 July 30 by Guest Author

“If you occasionally share a habit of mine for getting stuck in one style, take new inspiration here!” —Miss Phoebe Wing

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Remarkable Quote About Low Mass
2018 July 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

It’s disturbing to realize that Mass was offered like this in some places.

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Puzzle • “Now Thank We All Our God”
2018 July 26 by Jeff Ostrowski

Singular or Plural?

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My Trip to Canada
2018 July 26 by Andrew Leung

Beautiful churches and music in Canada…

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1934 Footage • Gregorian Chant in Chicago
2018 July 25 by Jeff Ostrowski

They sure did sing with gusto in those days!

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Hymns Chosen and Edited by the Duke of Norfolk
2018 July 23 by Jeff Ostrowski

“To the man of cultivated taste, they are displeasing—and in some cases even offensive…”

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Brébeuf Hymnal • “Behind the Scenes”
2018 July 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

Creating a metrical translation like that, so very literal, is stupefyingly difficult.

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“Being Evangelical Catholics requires that we know the Gospel, believe the Gospel, live the Gospel, and share the Gospel with others—and this begins and ends for us in the sacred liturgy…”

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This Canon, attributed to William Byrd, was greatly admired by Beethoven and Mozart.

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