A Duty That Is Not Ours to Surrender
Archives for May 2016
Last minute preparations for a Corpus Christi Procession.
What music does a newly ordained priest, who currently plays the drums in a jazz band, choose for his first Mass? A priest who also has a degree from the Hartt School of Music in Music Production and Technology? The answer will surprise you.
The Basilica of Sts. Peter & Paul is a Guardian of the Sacred Tradition and a great Patron Sacred Music and Arts.
Download this 47-page booklet … and please pardon any typos!
I have received a number of emails of late from such musicians with questions regarding the musical training of the very young…
A phenomenal event which involves our District Superior & Archbishop Gomez.
10 Points from a Newly Translated Document
By shear will I chip away at the wretched dumpster fire of incongruence on the page. Then a purpose languidly surfaces with each revised note: Composing is a form of prayer.
Southeastern Sacred Music presents Summer Sacred Music Workshop 2016.
Do you agree this is a dark antiphon?
Our program continues to expand, and we look forward to working with more than 60 students next year!
Only four (4) bishops voted against the Vatican II document on liturgy.
What did the Traditional Latin Mass look like sixteen years ago?
Getting more mileage out of a beautiful hymn by alternating 4 part verses with the chant.
“O God, Who on this day didst instruct the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Spirit…”
Blessed Álvaro del Portillo, the successor of St. Josemaría Escrivá and Prelate of Opus Dei.
Pentecost is coming—are you ready?
Why is sports so popular and communal singing so undervalued?
“To be honest, I wasn’t a fan at first…but now I love it.” —Brenda DiGirolamo
“Almighty and eternal God, make us ever bear a devout affection toward Thee…”
Nobody has been able to explain why they changed the psalm verse…
One’s ability to work effectively with someone else does not actually rely very much on how much one agrees with the other. Why? It comes down to three things.
Vintage video of an army chaplain celebrating Mass during World War II.
“In a musical phrase, each element is a part of the whole and must take its place in that whole.” —Dom Gajard