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Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series 2019-2020
2019 September 24 by Fr. David Friel

A project of The Catholic Artists Society in NYC


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This Is a Cathedral, Not Disneyland
2019 September 15 by Fr. David Friel

Several English cathedrals hosted peculiar amusements this summer.


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PDF Download • Chant Notation—Nuptial Blessing (EF)
2019 September 08 by Fr. David Friel

With permission from the CDF, the nuptial blessing at a sung EF Mass may be chanted according to this melody.


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Solemn Novena for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
2019 June 16 by Fr. David Friel

This year’s preacher will be Fr. James Gordon, F.S.S.P.


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The Magnificat Institute of Sacred Music
2019 June 09 by Fr. David Friel

A new undertaking of composer Paul Jernberg


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Exploring the World’s Largest Musical Instrument
2019 June 02 by Fr. David Friel

The Wanamaker Grand Court Organ


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Installation of New Pipe Organ on Capitol Hill
2019 May 19 by Fr. David Friel

Noack Opus 162 built for St. Peter’s Church


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A website exists to disseminate Fr. Samuel Weber’s sacred music resources


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Flash Mob • Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria”
2019 March 26 by Fr. David Friel

A special celebration of the Annunciation 2019


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The USCCB has provided freely downloadable versions of the musical settings of these newly translated texts.


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The Lorica of St. Patrick
2019 March 17 by Fr. David Friel

A fifth-century hymn preserved in an eleventh-century manuscript


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Square Notes: The Sacred Music Podcast
2019 March 10 by Fr. David Friel

Dedicated to exploring the teaching and vision of the Church on the topic of liturgical music


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Today marks the feast of Mother Katharine Drexel, whom the Holy Father challenged to become a missionary.


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New Resource! • Chant Videos for Treble Voices
2019 February 23 by Fr. David Friel

A new website seeks to record the full Gregorian propers each week using a treble voice.


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Sacred Architecture and Brexit
2019 February 17 by Fr. David Friel

A connecting link in the form of Gothic cathedrals


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Fourth-Century Advice for Choir Directors
2019 February 02 by Fr. David Friel

A passage from Nicetas of Remesiana remains eminently applicable today.


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Formed in Beauty Lectures
2019 January 27 by Fr. David Friel

Videos have been posted from the 2017 & 2018 conferences of the Catholic Art Guild


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Music Leads Us to Heaven
2019 January 20 by Fr. David Friel

Franz Schubert’s famous art song, “An die Musik”


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Two February Workshops
2019 January 13 by Fr. David Friel

A Symposium in Chicago and the Winter Pastoral Chant Conference in Indiana


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New Chair of Sacred Music at US Seminary
2018 December 23 by Fr. David Friel

Dr. Nathan Knutson will inaugurate this new position.


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