New England Catholic Choral Festival & Mass • 2019
2019 January 11 by Richard J. Clark

It’s never just about the music. It’s about formation and transformation.

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“How To Use The Brébeuf Hymnal” (Video)
2019 January 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

Yay! Short tutorial videos eradicate confusion!

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“Missa de Angelis” • But in Iroquoian! (1865)
2019 January 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

Many people don’t realize that gorgeous plainsong books were printed in the 19th century…but they were not in Latin.

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“Mister Eye” • Do You Mind Him?
2019 January 02 by Jeff Ostrowski

What do you think of “eye rhymes” in hymnody?

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Marcel Dupré • “Live” Recording (2 Feb 1964)
2019 January 01 by Jeff Ostrowski

A recording of Bach’s A-minor Prelude & Fugue made by the master at age 78.

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The St. Jean de Brébeuf Hymnal (2018)
2018 December 24 by Corpus Christi Watershed

The most exciting Roman Catholic Hymnal to appear in 70 years!

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New Chair of Sacred Music at US Seminary
2018 December 23 by Fr. David Friel

Dr. Nathan Knutson will inaugurate this new position.

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PDF Booklet • Christmas Midnight Mass (36 pages)
2018 December 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

It looks so simple when placed in a booklet like that…

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Hope • A Side of the Boston Cathedral No One Sees
2018 December 21 by Richard J. Clark

As the “Mother Church” of the Archdiocese of Boston, the Cathedral of the Holy Cross has a side that is often unseen and overlooked.

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The Most Popular Hymn Tunes? • A List
2018 December 18 by Jeff Ostrowski

I could not have been more thrilled to see this list—those are exactly the tunes I love!

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Counter-Melodies • “Accompaniment of Psalm Tones”
2018 December 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

Go to the 1:07 marker and you will hear something worth dying for…

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Christmas Midnight Mass • Saint Vitus Parish (LA)
2018 December 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

“And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him up in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”

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Free download of The Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts for 2019

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Seven Tips • “Directing A Catholic Choir”
2018 December 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

The physical and mental demands made upon a choirmaster are considerable.

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Each verse written out, with a translation by Fr. Adrian Fortescue.

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Exclusive images! • Draft Pages (Brébeuf Hymnal)
2018 December 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

As you can see, this new hymnal is pleasantly thin and not heavy.

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Order Yours Today! • The Brébeuf Hymnal Is Here
2018 December 03 by Corpus Christi Watershed

This 932-page pew book does not imitate Protestant hymnals—it’s Catholic to the core!

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PDF Download • “Easy Organ Interludes” (229 pages)
2018 December 01 by Veronica Brandt

Enjoy this treasure trove of organ music from almost 400 years ago! Plus a few highlights from along the way.

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How Does Benedict XVI Perceive His Retirement?
2018 December 01 by Fr. David Friel

Clues from a Wednesday General Audience

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PDF • “Ecclesia Dei” Responses (14 November 2018)
2018 November 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

Several questions deal with music at the Traditional Latin Mass (“Extraordinary Form”).

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