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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A new collection of organ works based on familiar and beloved plainchants


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Sacred Music Camp in Allentown, NJ
2018 June 16 by Fr. David Friel

New Opportunity for Children Grades 3–12


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The Wethersfield Institute Chant Workshop
2018 May 06 by Fr. David Friel

The focus of this workshop is training in the singing, teaching, and directing of Gregorian chant.


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Summer Chant Courses—Dunwoodie
2018 April 01 by Fr. David Friel

Two course offerings from the St. Cecilia Academy for Pastoral Musicians


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Lux Fulgebit: Mass at Dawn of Christmas Day
2017 December 24 by Fr. David Friel

New recording by the Schola Cantorum of St. Mary’s Church in Norwalk, CT


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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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Psalm Tones Beyond A Doubt
2017 May 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

You will want to download this PDF.


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Podcast on Sacred Music
2017 May 14 by Fr. David Friel

An interview with the blog, “Seminarian Casual”


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Summer 2017 looks to be a blockbuster period for sacred music activity.


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A new chant workshop in upstate New York in June 2017.


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Square Note App
2017 April 09 by Fr. David Friel

Bring your “Graduale Digitalum” wherever you go.


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I was renewed in spirit for a future filled with hope for liturgical music.


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Conference Updates
2017 January 29 by Fr. David Friel

Dunwoodie Chant Conference & Sacra Liturgia Milano


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New Details on Dunwoodie Chant Conference
2017 January 01 by Fr. David Friel

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


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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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Colloquium 2016 • Day 2
2016 June 22 by Fr. David Friel

Explanatory Images from Wilko Brouwers


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Guide for Large-Scale Celebrations
2016 May 22 by Fr. David Friel

10 Points from a Newly Translated Document


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A Mini History of the Sequences
2015 May 24 by Fr. David Friel

At the height of their usage, there were proper sequences for nearly every Sunday and feast day.


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Taking the easy way out, relatively speaking
2015 May 02 by Veronica Brandt

Starting a collection of easier propers for the Extraordinary Form. A pair of Alleluias and two Offertory antiphons to start the ball rolling.


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Gems in Latin and English
2015 March 14 by Veronica Brandt

Five books providing our treasured Latin hymns with English translations to help you sing with understanding.


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Colloquium Friends & Chant Workshops
2014 November 16 by Fr. David Friel

“Adventus Dona” in the Diocese of San Diego


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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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Is Recorded Music Okay for Children?
2014 July 27 by Fr. David Friel

There is a prevalent notion that young people somehow need to be accommodated in the work of divine worship. As a former child, I find this to be an errant hankering.


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Colloquium Update IV
2014 July 06 by Fr. David Friel

The Glories of A Single Proper


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Michael Olbash’s “Mass in Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Star of the Sea” demonstrates the mandate of Pope Saint Pius X that music for the liturgy be Sacred, Beautiful, and Universal.


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Misereris omnium | Ash Wednesday Introit
2014 March 05 by Richard J. Clark

Few parishes are willing to sing Gregorian Introits for the Entrance Procession, but it is SIGNIFICANT that the very first Introit of Lent sings of God’s infinite MERCY.


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Preparing for Lent
2014 March 01 by Veronica Brandt

Renewing the adventure of exploring Gregorian chant by making recordings.


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Color by "Neum"ber
2014 February 22 by Veronica Brandt

A Gregorian chant workbook for kids (there’s one for adults too).


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Disparagement is not catechesis. It is destructive. If we are to catechize and evangelize, we must put God first, not our own preferences. Meanwhile, we must catechize and strive for the ideal.


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Youth in Favor of Sacred Music
2014 February 02 by Fr. David Friel

Not a Negligible Niche


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Is Chant Just for Old-Heads?
2014 January 10 by Fr. David Friel

The NY Frassati Fellowship Chant Workshop


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Chant Behind Bars
2013 December 01 by Fr. David Friel

Might Chant Scholas Flourish in Prisons?


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Uh Oh … How do you spell "Ressurection" ?
2013 November 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

The new Gregorian Missal (Solesmes, 2012) is a marvelous book.


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"In Medio Ecclesiae" Album Release
2013 November 02 by Guest Author

The Dominican House of Studies schola has just released its first album, In Medio Ecclesiae, under the aegis of the newly founded Dominicana Records. The album is available now for download at www.dominicanablog.com/records; CD purchase coming soon.


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The Secret "Mora Vocis" of the Vatican Edition
2013 October 23 by Jeff Ostrowski

Here are seven (7) videos explaining how to sing according to the rhythm of the Editio Vaticana (Vatican Edition) created by Abbot Pothier at the request of Pope Pius X.


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Gregorian Chant Chironomy Video
2013 October 13 by Corpus Christi Watershed

What’s it like to attend the Sacred Music Colloquium?


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