FSSP Palm Sunday (2018) • “Pre-1955 Rubrics”

2018 March 29

Rome gave permission this year to a few parishes to use the “Pre-1955” Holy Week.

Ratchets instead of Bells for your Electric Angelus

2018 March 28

Remember to change any electronic bells this Friday and Saturday! Links to some good ratchet sounds included.

PDF Download • Organ Accompaniment for “Vexilla Regis” (Hymn) by Fr. Adrian Fortescue

2018 March 27

When I saw this page, my opinion of Fortescue went down—but then I remembered…

Musical Resources • Holy Thursday (FSSP, 2018)

2018 March 26

“…Who didst establish the salvation of mankind on the tree of the Cross; that whence death came, thence also life might arise again, and that he, who overcame by the tree, by the tree also might be overcome…” —Preface

Liturgy outside Liturgy

2018 March 25

A New Study of the Liturgical Theology of Alexander Schmemann

Towards An Online (Modern) Palestrina Edition

2018 March 24

“I don’t think I need to say why a complete Palestrina online would be a good idea.” —Gervais Frykman

Fighting With A Bishop • Good Idea?

2018 March 19

“We are fully determined to restore Latin to its position of honor.” —Saint John XXIII (22 February 1962)

The Preface of the Holy Cross

2018 March 18

An eloquent liturgical text worthy of prayerful reflection

Eight Lessons • “Make Musicians Love Working With You”

2018 March 16

Good-hearted musicians amplify success musically, economically, and spiritually.

Are Canonizations Infallible?

2018 March 12

Dogmatic definitions never involve a new doctrine of faith or morals, since whatever a Pope defines must be contained in Holy Writ or in Tradition in order to be infallible.

A Literal Translation of the New Testament

2018 March 11

David Bentley Hart’s experiment in recovering the conceptual vocabulary of a distant

4th Sunday of Lent (“Laetare Sunday”)

2018 March 08

“Grant us, we beseech Thee, O merciful God, that we may treat with unfeigned veneration and ever receive with heartfelt faith Thy holy rites which we constantly celebrate…”

When Music Encounters Religion

2018 March 08

A very special project at the University of St Andrews: the TheoArtistry project.

PDF Download • Rare German Hymnal (879 pages)

2018 March 06

Most German hymnals we've come across contain words only—but this one has harmonies!

New Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

2018 March 04

Invoking Mater Ecclesiae in a new annual feast

Blue Heron shines the light on Ockeghem—“The best composer you’ve never heard”

2018 March 02

“He is in every way a composer of Bach’s stature and accomplishment both technically and expressively." ~ Scott Metcalfe

3rd Sunday of Lent (Extraordinary Form)

2018 March 02

“Be merciful, O Lord, we beseech Thee, and free us from all sins and dangers…”