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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Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference 2018
2018 July 15 by Fr. David Friel

To be held 27–29 September 2018, the conference will focus on the legacy of Msgr. Romano Guardini.


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The Renewal of Adoremus
2016 December 04 by Fr. David Friel

The “Society for the Renewal of the Sacred Liturgy” is itself experiencing renewal.


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New Collection of Propers from GIA
2016 October 02 by Fr. David Friel

The growing market for Mass propers is a sign of promise.


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Turning Off the Air Conditioning
2016 September 25 by Fr. David Friel

Taking Advantage of the Natural Beauty that Surrounds Us


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Dunwoodie Sponsors New Sacred Music Conference
2016 September 23 by Fr. David Friel

“Gregorian Chant in Pastoral Ministry and Religious Education” — March 10 & 11, 2017


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Improving the Liturgy
2016 September 18 by Fr. David Friel

Reflections on the Status of the Liturgical Movement


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World Youth Day Krakow: Music Recordings
2016 August 14 by Fr. David Friel

Seventeen (17) Tracks Now Available on iTunes


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A Different Kind of World Youth Day
2016 August 07 by Fr. David Friel

Sacred Music Helped to Transform Tauron Arena Kraków into a House of Prayer


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Priestly Musical Formation in a Low Mass Culture
2016 July 24 by Fr. David Friel

Reflections from Dr. Jennifer Donelson at Sacra Liturgia UK


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Showdown in Arkansas over “Ad Orientem”
2016 July 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

The Bishop of Little Rock has sent a letter (14 July 2016) forbidding his priests to celebrate Mass “ad orientem.”


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Highlights from Cardinal Sarah’s Lecture at Sacra Liturgia UK 2016


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Too Many Options
2016 January 31 by Fr. David Friel

Allowing Adolescents to Choose Their Faith & the Wide-Open Permissions of the GIRM


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Sacra Liturgia UK — Registration Now Open
2016 January 17 by Fr. David Friel

An International Conference on Liturgical Formation in Light of the New Evangelization


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We must respect the vision of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.


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An Extraordinary Event: NCYC 2015
2015 November 23 by Fr. David Friel

Traditional Mass offered at National Catholic Youth Conference


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St. Cecilia Academy for Pastoral Musicians
2015 November 22 by Fr. David Friel

The program seeks to broaden the knowledge of already well trained musicians so that they can become well trained liturgical musicians.


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Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference 2015
2015 August 30 by Fr. David Friel

Featuring Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Dr. William Mahrt, and Fr. Uwe Michael Lang


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Is the “Reform of the Reform” dead? Bishop Serratelli and many others disagree!


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Sacra Liturgia 2015 — Update IV
2015 June 04 by Fr. David Friel

“To refer to the priest as ‘presider’ surely does damage to his priestly identity.” — Rev. Richard Cipolla


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Sacra Liturgia 2015 — Update III
2015 June 03 by Fr. David Friel

“Sacrosanctum Concilium” must not be read in isolation. It should, rather, be read in the light of the liturgical movement that preceded it and the liturgical documents that followed it.


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Sacra Liturgia 2015 — Update II
2015 June 03 by Fr. David Friel

Fourteen (14) practical ideas for how a priest might transform his celebration of the Ordinary Form


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Sacra Liturgia USA 2015 — New York City
2015 May 31 by Fr. David Friel

Look for updates throughout the coming week.


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Baptism & Confirmation “go together like Easter and Pentecost.”


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The Next Big Thing Is Here


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Sacra Liturgia USA 2015
2015 April 12 by Fr. David Friel

An International Conference on Liturgical Formation in Light of the New Evangelization


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Pastoral Difficulties with Recently Ordained Priests
2015 February 08 by Fr. David Friel

A Response to a Post at “Pray Tell”


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What to Do with Musicam Sacram
2015 January 11 by Fr. David Friel

Does the 1967 Instruction on Music in the Liturgy have any relevance today?


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Three Years Later
2014 November 30 by Fr. David Friel

Blessings of the New Translation of the Roman Missal, Third Typical Edition


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Restoring A Sense of the Sacred to the Mass
2014 November 12 by Fr. David Friel

A Great Article over at One Peter Five


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The Society for Catholic Liturgy
2014 October 12 by Fr. David Friel

Two Contributions from CCW Bloggers


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Fair-Weather Friends Of Good Liturgy & Pope Francis
2014 September 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

The catastrophic scandals in our Church, especially those perpetrated by members of the hierarchy, are an opportunity for us to place all of our trust in God.


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