“Grant, we humbly beseech Thee, almighty God, that those whom Thou refreshest with Thy sacraments…”
Archives for January 2016
Allowing Adolescents to Choose Their Faith & the Wide-Open Permissions of the GIRM
Nothing beats a real pipe organ, but you may be able to put together a respectable substitute that you can lug into a church in a few bags.
The human voice voice is unique as it is the only musical instrument housed within our God given body. And those who sing before others utterly exposed and vulnerable.
Bishop John Doerfler’s new Instruction on Sacred Music in Divine Worship.
The Latin Mass is dead in a sense, its “rubrical growth” stopped in 1962.
Watch the debut of Colin Mawby’s “Ave Maria” in Rome.
Composer David Haas posted a striking proclamation on his Facebook page.
It’s time—and here’s one you’ll love.
A guest article by Mr. Michael Chan, who lives in Hong Kong.
This piece is ideal for use as a motet during the veneration of the Holy Cross at the Good Friday liturgy.
Yet the laborer called at the eleventh hour does not taste the joy reserved to one who has “worked and suffered without reckoning the hours.”
Setting a computer up to do something useful, bringing together a credit card sized computer and some midi samples.
Looming over church musicians is a quick transition of liturgical seasons. Here are just a few liturgical works for Lent and Easter.
Choral works by Cardinal Bartolucci, former director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, is available for download now!
The greatest gift was to be in Rome during the Holy Year of Mercy!
Only one word describes Guerrero’s musical genius: fearsome.
A tremendously exciting moment in the Catholic musical world!
“Sanctify, O Lord, the gifts we offer, and purify us from the stains of our sins…”
Then the Pope declared that it was the motet’s words—not its melody—which annoyed him.
An International Conference on Liturgical Formation in Light of the New Evangelization
The Roman Martyrology is a book of brief eulogies arranged for daily reading. Also great for expectant parents choosing names.
Please pray for all who educate our children through music!
By the French Roman Catholic composer, Raphaël Mercier (d. 1953).
This is what happen when you play multiple classical pieces together.