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PDF Download • Rare German Hymnal
2017 October 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

Fr. Guido Maria Dreves was a Jesuit priest who died in 1909.

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Video • “Subveníte Sancti Dei” (Requiem)
2017 October 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

November 2nd will be here soon!

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19th Sunday after Pentecost (3rd in October)
2017 October 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Let Thy healing power, O Lord, in mercy deliver us from our waywardness and cause us ever to cleave to Thy commandments…”

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EF Introit for this coming Sunday: “Da Pacem”
2017 October 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

Never let anyone tell you there is no longer interest in Gregorian chant.

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18th Sunday after Pentecost (2nd in October)
2017 October 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Let the operation of Thy mercy, we beseech Thee O Lord, direct our hearts, for without Thee we cannot please Thee.”

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Superlative Way To Explain Polyphony
2017 October 04 by Jeff Ostrowski

To use melodies in this way may seem an easy task, but nothing could be further from the truth.

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Can You Hear The Imaginary High Note?
2017 October 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

This high note comes through clear as a bell—but nobody’s singing it!

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Church Music Dubia Remain Unanswered
2017 September 29 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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Translations By Non-Catholics In A Catholic Hymnal?
2017 September 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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Chants • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary (October 7th)
2017 September 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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PDF Download • “Missal for the Laity” (1846)
2017 September 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

Have you noticed liturgical progressives are never happy?

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16th Sunday after Pentecost (4th in September)
2017 September 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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PDF Download • “Lauda Sion” Hymnal (1886)
2017 September 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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“O Sanctissima” • SATB Contemporary Setting!
2017 September 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

I bet you haven’t heard this arrangement!

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15th Sunday after Pentecost (3rd in September)
2017 September 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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Does Watershed Make A Difference?
2017 September 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

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

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14th Sunday after Pentecost (2nd in September)
2017 September 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

“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.”

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Video • Rehearsal Excerpt with Kevin Allen
2017 September 05 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Filmed at the 2017 Sacred Music Symposium

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13th Sunday after Pentecost (1st in September)
2017 August 31 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Having received Thy heavenly sacraments, O Lord, we beseech Thee that we may profit unto the increase of everlasting salvation…”

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Thoughts That Enter A Choirmaster’s Mind
2017 August 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

A word about depression and discouragement.

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