Corda Pia - A Franciscan Hymn

2017 September 30

A really old hymn commemorating the Stigmata of St Francis of Assisi.

Church Music Dubia Remain Unanswered

2017 September 29

The time for serious discussions about church music has not yet come.

Video • All Priests Should Learn Traditional Latin Mass

2017 September 28

An interview with Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon.

Translations By Non-Catholics In A Catholic Hymnal?

2017 September 27

The fear was that Protestant translators might distort the theology contained in the ancient Catholic hymns…

Liturgical Education

2017 September 26

Perhaps I am just a Benedictine at heart but I feel the *Opus Dei* (Work of God) must truly be given pride of place in our personal lives…

Album: Sacred Treasures of England

2017 September 24

Reflections on a recently released album of English choral music

How Much Latin Do You Need?

2017 September 23

How to learn to read 20% of the Missale Romanum - forget "Amo, Amas, Amat" - dive into the most frequently used words.

Chants • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (October 7th)

2017 September 22

Next Sunday, some EF priests will choose an “external solemnity.”

The New Way of the “Sistina”

2017 September 21

Msgr. Massimo Palombella introducing the new way of singing of the Pope's choir.

PDF Download • “Missal for the Laity” (1846)

2017 September 20

Have you noticed liturgical progressives are never happy?

16th Sunday after Pentecost (4th in September)

2017 September 20

“Let Thy grace, we beseech Thee, O Lord, ever go before us…”

PDF Download • “Lauda Sion” Hymnal (1886)

2017 September 19

Hymns to the Blessed Virgin, Hymns for Benediction, Offertories, etc.

Five Ways To Make Dogma “Live Loudly Within You”

2017 September 18

Thank you, Senator Feinstein!

Two Transatlantic Choir Tours

2017 September 17

The USA will soon receive the Sistine Chapel Choir and the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School on tour.

Catena Legionis in Gregorian Chant

2017 September 16

Our Lady sings Magnificat with tones surpassing sweet - and you can too with this simple Gregorian chant setting.

“O Sanctissima” • SATB Contemporary Setting!

2017 September 15

I bet you haven't heard this arrangement!

15th Sunday after Pentecost (3rd in September)

2017 September 14

…and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet is risen up amongst us and God hath visited His people.”

Origins of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

2017 September 14

A summary of the complex history of a unique sanctoral feast

Does Watershed Make A Difference?

2017 September 13

“A huge success! My pastor was blown away at the beauty of the Mass setting by Guerrero. The people in attendance were just floored…”

Seven Observations About The Latin Mass

2017 September 11

“Celebrating ten years of Summorum Pontificum”

Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series 2017-2018

2017 September 10

Six upcoming presentations in New York City

The Place of Pews in the Church

2017 September 09

Are chairs or pews a hindrance or a help?

Theodore Marier • “Good Hymns for Worship” (1957)

2017 September 08

Fascinating transcripts dealing with polyphony (“old and new”) and many other topics.

Saint Paul’s Choir School • New CD with AimHigher Recordings/Sony Classical

2017 September 08

"When I introduce young minds to the beautiful heritage of Church music, it's always amazing to see just how much they love the great music we have been given." — John Robinson

14th Sunday after Pentecost (2nd in September)

2017 September 07

“Grant us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that this saving Victim may become both the cleansing of our sins, and the propitiation of Thy might.”

Report • Hong Kong Summer Choral Workshops

2017 September 07

Two choral workshops for church choirs were held in Hong Kong over the summer.

Sacred Music Workshop • Allentown, NJ

2017 September 06

The workshop presenter will be Peter Carter, a graduate of Westminster Choir College in organ performance.

Video • Rehearsal Excerpt with Kevin Allen

2017 September 05

Filmed at the 2017 Sacred Music Symposium

Arbeit Macht Frei, or Ora et Labora

2017 September 04

Lessons from a Trappist Monastery

Implement Vatican II • Pope Francis Invokes “Magisterial Authority”

2017 September 01

The liturgical battle over celebrating Mass "ad orientem" is insignificant at this time. Far more important is reverent liturgy and the proper implementation of Vatican II.

“Beatus Vir Editions” Announces New Publication

2017 September 01

Responsorial Psalms and Alleluias in honor of St. Therese of Lisieux.