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When Disobedience Is Not Only Good, But Necessary!
2014 September 02 by Aurelio Porfiri

“The majesty of divine worship is not only disapproved by evil men, but defiled and held up to ridicule.” — Pope Gregory XVI

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Barack Obama & Catholic Sacred Music
2014 September 01 by Jeff Ostrowski

I wish somebody had explained this to me in 2007, when I began working for the Ordinary Form.

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Liturgy vs. Social Justice
2014 August 31 by Fr. David Friel

A Classic Case of the Catholic “Both/And”

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Learning Latin in the new millennium
2014 August 30 by Veronica Brandt

Two approaches to learning a little Latin language for praying with understanding.

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Introductory Rites: Madness or Preparation?
2014 August 29 by Richard J. Clark

In some cases, the Introductory Rites are among the most misunderstood and mangled part of the mass.

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When teaching your choir to hear the difference between “spread” vowels & proper choral vowels, use this example.

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Why I No Longer Compose
2014 August 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

When I observe our beautiful children, I realize that God is the True Artist.

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The Awesomeness of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
2014 August 28 by Dr. Peter Kwasniewski

A Benedictine monk helps us appreciate the tremendous miracle of the Mass, which is the central point of all earthly reality.

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Some thoughts on the Introductory Rites for the Nuptial Mass.

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Dan Schutte's "Missa My Little Pony" (2nd Part)
2014 August 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

My original article was shared 4,000 times and generated a surprising amount of hate mail.

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Tu Es Petrus
2014 August 26 by Aurelio Porfiri

A common mistake I find in Catholic literature is the belief that if you defend Pope Francis it means you are against Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, and vice versa.

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The most marvelous uniform I’ve seen was the one worn by Prince Charles when he married Diana.

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NBC "Meet The Press" & Catholic Church Music
2014 August 25 by Jeff Ostrowski

At the program’s conclusion, I felt dumber than when I’d started watching.

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Photo: Church Music Association of America (1964)
2014 August 24 by Jeff Ostrowski

This historic photograph was taken at the organizational meeting for the CMAA the same year “Inter Oecumenici” was issued by the Vatican.

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Let's bury the term "highbrow"
2014 August 23 by Veronica Brandt

Wherein Veronica rails against the public perception of traditional Church music and hopes to break down barriers to unleash the joy planted by musicians of earlier ages.

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