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Unapologetically Roman Catholic in New York City
2017 November 24 by Richard J. Clark

They open the doors to people of all faiths and backgrounds. But they will celebrate the Eucharist, Adore the Blessed Sacrament, and administer the sacraments boldly out on the open for all to witness and experience.


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Arvo Pärt received the Ratzinger Prize
2017 November 23 by Andrew Leung

“A beautiful choice, that of the commission, aimed at pointing out that new way for theology that is music”


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“Meet Me In St. Louis”
2017 November 21 by Lucas Tappan

Jeff recently asked if directors take choir pictures and I can’t say I do—but thankfully others did.


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PDF Download • Authentic Irish Hymnal (164 pages)
2017 November 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

Imagine the amount of time required to typeset something like this!


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Pleni sunt coeli et terra gloria tua…
2017 November 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

“The heavens and the earth proclaim thy glory…”


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Choir Members Photograph
2017 November 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

Do you take pictures of your choir? Photographs can serve as nice reminders of wonderful experiences.


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“…and without parables He did not speak to them; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.”


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A Hymn That Just Keeps Popping Up
2017 November 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Bach’s music inhabits “a still and serious world…without color, without light, without motion” from which we cannot break away.


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The Man Who Thrice Rejected Knighthood
2017 November 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

Excerpt from a documentary on “St. Thomas More” (Paul Scofield) which in 1966 won six Oscars at the Academy Awards.


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This piece is perfect for “stealthily” adding polyphony to the Ordinary Form.


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Music and Evangelization
2017 November 13 by Lucas Tappan

It’s an incredibly refreshing and dare I say beautiful movement within the Church today…


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FSSP.la Bulletin Archive
2017 November 12 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Today’s bulletin is truly splendid.


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Fulton J. Sheen • “Hints On Public Speaking”
2017 November 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

We choirmasters are frequently called upon to speak in public.


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23rd Sunday after Pentecost (2nd in November)
2017 November 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Amen I say to you, whatsoever, you ask when you pray, believe that you shall receive, and it shall be done to you.”


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Image • Francisco Guerrero (d. 1599)
2017 November 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

It’s based on Pacheco’s version, created the year Guerrero died.


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Vox Antiqua’s Debut
2017 November 09 by Andrew Leung

My new choir made its debut on the Feast of Christ the King.


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The Real Reason We Sing
2017 November 08 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese

Let’s not make this about ourselves.


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New English Hymnal • Voice-Leading
2017 November 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

Constant critics are corrosive.


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Archbishop Sheen Played The Organ!
2017 November 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

Sheen told Ferris that he wanted a classical repertoire at the cathedral in Rochester, including Gregorian chant.


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6 Suggestions • “Promoting The Latin Mass”
2017 November 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

Msgr. Charles Pope has several sagacious suggestions!


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