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Prayers of Preparation and Farewell
2017 November 05 by Fr. David Friel

Two prayers for improving one’s liturgical disposition


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All Saints and the Extraordinary Form of the Mass
2017 October 29 by Fr. David Friel

The Roman Rite gives strong attention to the presence of the saints.


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The Spirit of All Souls’ Day
2017 October 22 by Fr. David Friel

A thought from Dietrich von Hildebrand


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6th-Century Icon: God of Mercy and Justice
2017 October 15 by Fr. David Friel

A thoughtful reading of an icon at the Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai, Egypt


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In the Beauty of Holiness: Music and the Transcendent
2017 October 08 by Fr. David Friel

New Lecture Series at the International Institute for Culture


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A handy resource for priests and servers


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Album: Sacred Treasures of England
2017 September 24 by Fr. David Friel

Reflections on a recently released album of English choral music


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Two Transatlantic Choir Tours
2017 September 17 by Fr. David Friel

The USA will soon receive the Sistine Chapel Choir and the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School on tour.


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Origins of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
2017 September 14 by Fr. David Friel

A summary of the complex history of a unique sanctoral feast


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Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series 2017-2018
2017 September 10 by Fr. David Friel

Six upcoming presentations in New York City


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Sacred Music Workshop • Allentown, NJ
2017 September 06 by Fr. David Friel

The workshop presenter will be Peter Carter, a graduate of Westminster Choir College in organ performance.


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Arbeit Macht Frei, or Ora et Labora
2017 September 04 by Fr. David Friel

Lessons from a Trappist Monastery


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John the Baptist and the Meaning of Marriage
2017 August 29 by Fr. David Friel

‘Til Death Do Us Part


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What Do Catholic Teenagers Sing?
2017 August 20 by Fr. David Friel

A lesson in presumptions and realities


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A Solemn Pontifical Mass will be offered in Philadelphia on September 14, 2017


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The Scandal and Allure of the Priesthood
2017 August 04 by Fr. David Friel

A Reflection on Priesthood by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia


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Pastoral Care of Persons with Disabilites
2017 July 30 by Fr. David Friel

Catholics with disabilities have a right to participate in the sacraments as fully as other members of the local ecclesial community.


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Seven Rules for Writing Sermons
2017 July 23 by Fr. David Friel

Guidance from Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman


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Carmel
2017 July 16 by Fr. David Friel

The Vineyard of God


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This vision of the Church’s relationship with Latin is quite different from the perspective held by many post-conciliar liturgists.


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