Changing The Good Friday Prayer For The Jews
2015 November 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Christianity is the perfect development of the Jewish religion…” —Fr. Leslie Rumble

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“Arise in thy strength, we beseech thee, O Lord, and come…”

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American Influence on the Liturgy
2015 November 27 by Richard J. Clark

The liturgy suffers under the weight of the culture of mediocrity and instant gratification. Most distressing is a false sense of liberty that promotes a sense of entitlement, placing the preferences and opinions of the individual above all else.

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Clarity Regarding The Pius XII “Turkey” Indult
2015 November 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

Whether this rumor is accurate makes no difference, because the rules for Friday abstinence were changed in the 1960s.

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Our Church Music Movement: How Are We Doing?
2015 November 24 by Jeff Ostrowski

I never dreamed that so many people love this stuff…and are willing to fight for it!

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An Extraordinary Event: NCYC 2015
2015 November 23 by Fr. David Friel

Traditional Mass offered at National Catholic Youth Conference

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St. Cecilia Academy for Pastoral Musicians
2015 November 22 by Fr. David Friel

The program seeks to broaden the knowledge of already well trained musicians so that they can become well trained liturgical musicians.

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PDF Download • Hymnal by Fr. John Selner (1954)
2015 November 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

Some of the old Catholic hymnals were dreadful, but this one is splendid.

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What can Men Do Against such Reckless Hate?
2015 November 19 by Andrew Leung

“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” —Leonard Bernstein

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PDF Download • “Liber Brevior” (1954)
2015 November 18 by Jeff Ostrowski

This special Solesmes book contains another version of the “Chants Abrégés.”

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Sacred Music & Babies
2015 November 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

What’s our end game?

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Solesmes is not infallible…
2015 November 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

The accent on “adjúva” should be “ádjuva”

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Should the Liturgy Be Televised?
2015 November 15 by Fr. David Friel

Introducing a New Book by Fr. Uwe Michael Lang

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Fides et Ratio
2015 November 15 by Fr. David Friel

Celebrating the Great Balance of Albertus Magnus

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How a Priest Saved Thousands in WW2
2015 November 14 by Veronica Brandt

A movie I have been meaning to see for years and now heartily endorse.

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“Liturgy Wars” and Four Universal Principles
2015 November 13 by Richard J. Clark

An important approach when utilizing multiple styles in one liturgy is to filter all music through the most important musical and liturgical principals.

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Sistine Chapel Choir has made Great Improvement
2015 November 12 by Andrew Leung

The Sistine Chapel Choir is sounding like a British Boys’ Choir in their new CD

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The Church has its own language and its own culture. Are you a native speaker?

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Stunning New Collection Of English Propers
2015 November 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

This book of organ accompaniments by John Ainslie covers every season, including ordinary time.

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Don’t Fall For It
2015 November 10 by Lucas Tappan

“God has no grandchildren. Every generation must be a first generation follower of Christ.”

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