I wanted to become a Franciscan priest, and became one. But I certainly landed in places and assignments I never dreamed of being in.
What is the best way to get your choir singing when they first return? Here are some tips…
Maestro Kennerley underscores the myriad salutary benefits of music education for children and that of a community that sings together.
This is one of the earliest Christian manuscripts to be illuminated with (the oxymoronic) “large miniatures.”
…including a fancy capital “A” from a medieval manuscript.
Chanting the Litany of St Joseph with the newly announced invocations.
Including a wonderful hymn for the Ascension.
Venerable Pope Pius XII explicitly allowed vernacular hymns during High Mass in 1958.
Alongside many familiar faces, several new presenters are joining the faculty this year.
Including a live recording of a hymn about a donkey. (Not kidding!)
There is a “hidden rule” about Roman Catholic Hymnals.
How a small child’s innocent question underscored the significance of what we do as church musicians.
A live recording of the Church’s oldest Latin Eucharistic hymn.
CUA is pleased to announce that this week-long intensive course will be offered in person this summer.
Is this normal? (Answer: “yes”)
A Latin hymn to St Joseph with a popular tune – a unison chorus with 4 two part verses.
We emerge from silence a changed people more in tune with our need for the Eucharist, prayer, and praise. Singing God’s praise is inseparable from our prayer. It is intrinsic to who we are as a people.
“Feria Quinta” — which day is that? … Be honest.
I fail to see how such a position can be defended…
This simple canon makes a great “anytime” Offertory motet for developing choirs and experienced ensembles alike.
Paul Inwood has unwittingly committed a rookie’s error here…
Processing is one way in which we express who we are as wayfarers en route to heaven.
How exactly does one get from electrical engineering to writing hymnbooks and making videos on singing Gregorian chant?
Church musicians: Is this what we’re doing wrong?
We did both versions: One is quite popular, the other less so.
“Custom preserves many things in liturgy after their first reason has ceased.” —Father Adrian Fortescue
What is a Catholic Hymnal? How old are these hymns?
There are so many wonderful Gregorian hymns, but the “HYMN TO SAINT JOSEPH” is my favorite.
Sophia Institute Press has authorized us to release marvelous secrets about the 3rd edition!
Also provided: an organ accompaniment for “Jam Christe Sol Justitiae” (an ancient Catholic hymn for Lent).
…including news Re: the 3rd edition of the Saint Edmund Campion Missal, scheduled to be released in April.