CMAA was formed the same year “Inter Oecumenici” was issued by the Vatican.


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An in depth article about Monsignor Francis P. Schmitt by Andy Baumert.


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Msgr. Francis P. Schmitt Reviews the NOH (1958)
2014 January 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

“We know of Vatican accompaniments, not so expert as these, that have been junked because they were Vatican. Apparently no one has junked these and no one is likely to.” — Msgr. Schmitt


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Photograph of Msgr. Francis P. Schmitt
2013 July 26 by Jeff Ostrowski

Photograph of “Father Schmitt” of Boys Town taken during the 1950s.


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Music Delivered A Young Boy From Dispair
2013 June 17 by Guest Author

“My father had no job and a daily passion for beer. The situation was hopeless for both him and his seven children. When I was 11 years old, Catholic Charities intervened. They split us up, and sent five of us kids to foster homes, and my older brother Mike and I to Boys Town.”


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A Tale Of Two Monsignori: Schmitt & Vyverman
2013 April 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

Did Msgr. Schmitt malign Msgr. Vyverman of Malines? And did Fr. Schmitt truly forget Gogniat’s name?


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Tribute To Monsignor Francis P. Schmitt
2013 January 26 by Jeff Ostrowski

“There is only one way—to be a man of prayer and a man of faith: to be a man in love with and imbued with Christ’s life.”


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