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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Lighting Up Façades
2015 December 13 by Fr. David Friel

Catholic churches ought not to be treated as houses of entertainment, but as houses of prayer.


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More On Secular Music At Mass … John Lennon?
2014 December 23 by Guest Author

It might just be my imagination, but isn’t the John Lennon’s “So this is Christmas” the same as that Alleluia?


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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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Have We Lost The Church Music Battle?
2014 September 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

The traditional music still triumphs in one important area: parishes run by “no-nonsense” priests.


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Aurelio Porfiri Letter In Current "Adoremus Bulletin"
2014 August 12 by Corpus Christi Watershed

“The problem is not pop music, but pop music in the liturgy.” — Aurelio Porfiri


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The author calls people who appreciate Gregorian chant “conservative” and those who don’t “liberal.” Are such labels really helpful?


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Why Can't We Use Secular Music During Mass?
2014 February 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

Listen to these audio files. Is there any difference between “My Little Pony” and Dan Schutte’s 2012 “Glory To God” setting? Is that a cause for concern?


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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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A Simple Plan To Improve Music At Mass
2013 November 24 by Jeff Ostrowski

Are all musical styles acceptable for Mass? Movie directors realize such a notion is bogus.


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Jimmy Stewart … and Church Music Regulations?
2013 October 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Whenever school children must be placed in the choir loft at High Mass, the Boys may sing but the Girls must keep silent, unless the whole congregation takes part in the singing.” — Diocese of Pittsburgh Regulations (1931)


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Addams Family Theme Song … At Mass?
2013 October 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

Is it really true that any style of music can be lawfully used at Mass?


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