Dies Irae – day of wrath and day of mourning. Our pets’ passing provided a poignant reminder of our mortality.
Archives for October 2015
Treat the Word of God carelessly, and we will lose our orientation towards the Divine. It is therefore, a pastoral responsibility to ensure the God’s Word reaches the faithful.
Were you aware of this amazing piece by Raphaël Mercier?
The social construct of a choir should be like an inverted pyramid.
A Funeral Guide for helping Catholic pastors, choirmasters and families in America honor our beloved dead.
“Gaudeamus” is a wonderful Gregorian chant.
“The text has certainly been significantly misunderstood…”
“I’m sure you’ll enjoy the beautiful poems, songs, and pictures…” —Very Rev. Norbert M. Shumaker
The Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series 2015-2016
Listen to a young group drawing together many different styles of sacred music into new collection.
“And all the kings of the earth shall adore Him; all nations shall serve Him…”
World Premiere of my collaboration with poet, Adam Wood
4 combinations of voices that would help develop your parish music program.
An extremely rare Canadian hymnal produced by Rev. Aloysius Knauff.
Talking about perennial truths doesn’t get as many “clicks” as provocative headlines or character assassination.
An interesting video by Anthony Esolen.
The feast of Christ the King approaches!
The entrance procession from his coronation.
Monsignor Marini’s Final Encouragement to Papal Mass Servers
Did you notice how they carefully deleted all the beautiful artwork?
They miss an ictus or two, but it still sounds glorious!
“…in Thine infinite mercy, O Lord, restore our souls to health…”
“Watershed has been extremely helpful and has brought so much solace and support…”
What music is appropriate for a wedding?
An update on my new assignment.