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For a long while I’ve been ruminating on the nature of the Liturgy, Scripture as found in the Mass Propers, the Golden Calf narrative (thanks to Ratzinger’s Spirit of the Liturgy), Good Friday tradition, and episcopal authority. Here are some semi-organized thoughts on the matter.


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In the near future Corpus Christi Watershed will be releasing the round-note SATB edition of Modal Responsorial Psalms and Gospel Acclamations See a sneak peek of the settings for the Extended Pentecost Vigil here.


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The Cross of Christ and Liturgical Language
2013 March 25 by Aristotle A. Esguerra

To effectively defend the use of the liturgical languages of the Latin Rite in the rite’s mostly vernacular Ordinary-Form expressions, we must look to the Cross.


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An Ordinary-Form Missa Cantata (almost)
2013 March 04 by Aristotle A. Esguerra

Moving towards actually enacting what the Church asks in regard to the singing of the words of the Mass given the Year of Faith theme for our diocese. An example of how this can be pulled off with already-existing resources and a few dedicated individuals.


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A Deacon on Devotional and Liturgical Music
2013 February 25 by Aristotle A. Esguerra

Just because devotional music isn’t meant for liturgy doesn’t mean that it’s bad per se. A deacon’s brief observations between devotional and liturgical music.


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A bishop issues diocesan-wide directives on the role of music in the liturgy. A look at some of the more noteworthy instructions.


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Aristotle A. Esguerra
2013 January 12 by Aristotle A. Esguerra

Aristotle has served since 2009 as music director of two churches . . .


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