Cards, gifts, wreaths, trees and candles. How do you keep Advent?
Archives for November 2013
The new Gregorian Missal (Solesmes, 2012) is a marvelous book.
I have a challenge to the “Big Three” publishers. The propers are the new frontier of liturgical composition. I propose that they get ahead of the curve now.
Do you have a plan about which spiritual book you will be reading this Advent?
The Liturgical Model of Gratitude
I’ve encountered priests who believe their job during the sermon is to talk like Rush Limbaugh, Chris Matthews, or Bill O’Reilly.
I will be releasing hundreds of these B/W religious line art drawings for free and instant download. These beautiful Catholic “woodcuts” were done with magnificent skill. “Download Free Traditional Catholic Clipart”
Christmas is coming! For Catholics, that means its time to think about the Apocalypse.
Are all musical styles acceptable for Mass? Movie directors realize such a notion is bogus.
What a stark contrast between the (discredited) translation from the 1970s and the 2011 translation!
Folks have been requesting a “breakdown” of the St. Edmund Campion Hymnal … so here it is!
“Acclamationes pro tempore Quadragesimae”
What Dominates Your Life?
John Dryden’s Song for Saint Cecilia’s Day – in praise of the power of music
I confront a challenge most musicians of sacred music face: the battle between the Word and musical “feel.” From the Word, emanates a life: all that is love, all that is beauty, all that is sacrifice and service to God.