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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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Why do we never sing “De Spiritu Sancto” (St. Athenogenes) in our churches? There are a dozen translations in English verse. Where could anyone find a better evening hymn than this, coming right down from the catacombs? Our hymnbooks know nothing of such a treasure as this, and give us pages of poor sentiment in doggerel lines by some tenth-rate modern versifier.
— Rev’d Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923)
Cantiones Sacrae Simplices • Video
published 15 August 2013 by Kevin Allen

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