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Musical Resources • 14th Sunday after Pentecost
2016 August 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

“May Thy Sacraments, O Lord, ever purify and fortify us…”


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Major Media Outlet Re: “Ad Orientem”
2016 August 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

Corpus Christi Watershed is mentioned and cited!


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Hymn Tunes • What's Up With Naming Them?
2016 August 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

Until recently, most Catholic hymnals didn’t have a metrical index!


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Worst Typo Of All Time?
2016 August 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

This one got by the editor’s eye!


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Too Many Sopranos? Try This Canon!
2016 August 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

A compositional miracle by Rev’d Tomás Luis de Victoria (d. 1611).


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Being Careful With Hymns
2016 August 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

Each individual “ear” must decide what is acceptable.


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A Different Kind of World Youth Day
2016 August 07 by Fr. David Friel

Sacred Music Helped to Transform Tauron Arena Kraków into a House of Prayer


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Interesting Points in this Sunday's Offertory
2016 August 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

Do you understand why I’ve highlighted various points?


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The people deserve to know the truth. It is time for ignorance to end so that the faithful may develop informed opinions.


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We Desperately Need Monthly Donors
2016 August 04 by Jeff Ostrowski

I was dreading making this appeal—but a young girl’s message gave me the necessary courage!


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St. Josemaría and the Mass
2016 August 04 by Andrew Leung

These pictures can prove St. Josemaría’s love for the Old Mass.


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The “Long & Short” of Latin Hymns
2016 August 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

Such underlay would be considered loathsome by composers like Guerrero. Indeed, it’s an impossibility!


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Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli in Cappa Magna
2016 August 02 by Jeff Ostrowski

Anyone care to hazard a guess regarding why a blue biretta would have been used circa 1933?


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Does Your Bishop Enforce The GIRM?
2016 August 01 by Jeff Ostrowski

They will assume—and why shouldn’t they?—that “approved by the USCCB” applies to the hymns and songs…


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Relevant Reflections from “Sacramentum Caritatis.”


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Why is a Raven Like a Writing Desk?
2016 July 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

“To the historian their decisions are disgusting nonsense that people of my kind want simply to ignore.” — Fr. Adrian Fortescue (1919)


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Free Recordings • British Boys' Choir
2016 July 28 by Andrew Leung

Free recordings of famous British boys’ choirs on YouTube!


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Musical Resources • 11th Sunday after Pentecost
2016 July 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

“…pour forth Thy mercy upon us, to take away from us those things which our conscience feareth…”


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One musical advantage for the priest celebrating the Ordinary Form is that he can play an active role leading the music, yet still celebrate Mass.


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Letter To A Volunteer Choir…
2016 July 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

The singers know their individual contribution is essential.


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