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Kevin Allen has developed a unique reputation as a composer of church music for the Roman Rite, and currently serves as choirmaster for the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Chicago.
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“Iconographic tradition has theologically interpreted the manger and the swaddling cloths in terms of the theology of the Fathers. The child stiffly wrapped in bandages is seen as prefiguring the hour of his death: from the outset, he is the sacrificial victim, as we shall see more closely when we examine the reference to the first-born. The manger, then, was seen as a kind of altar.”
— Pope Benedict XVI (2012)
Cantiones Sacrae Simplices • Video
published 15 August 2013 by Kevin Allen


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