Our Church is notoriously horrible at keeping up with cultural fads—because they’re so ephemeral.
Archives for November 2016
I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Pete Avendaño at the Sacred Music Symposium, held each year in Los Angeles.
Why not pick up a copy of Kevin Allen’s “Matri Divinae” collection?
“May we receive Thy mercy, O Lord, in the midst of Thy temple…”
Preliminary Speaker List and Background Information
“Ever wonder why McDonald’s decided in 1962 to put a piece of fish into a hamburger bun?” —Bishop Earl Boyea
Pope Francis has said: “Friar Junípero was one of the founding fathers of the United States.”
A simple setting of “Dominus Dixit ad Me” by Fr. Áureo Castro.
If you read French, you’ll understand these homilies.
Do you provide something similar for your choirs?
Msgr. Marini recently spoke to a group of Italian musicians as part of a choral festival.
This gem by Fr. Nicolas du Peron (d. 1963) incorporates Christmas carols in a most ingenious way.
The Beauty of Mercy
How Much Do You Know About The Latin Mass?
Simplicity and predictability are important for being inclusive.
Working for the Church is wholly at odds with having a family and being present for them.
I also want to say “thank you” to all of you who play the organ during the sacred liturgy. We owe you a great song of gratitude!
If 500 people attend Mass and one acts as lector, there are still 499 people “not participating” by that flawed logic…
Quite interesting, containing additional mysteries for those who look carefully…
The Need for Mercy
Have you ever been asked to sing some Gregorian chant? How do you choose a representative piece?
A Tribute to a Soldier-Saint on Veterans Day
He said, “Make room there; for the girl is not dead, but sleepeth.” And they laughed Him to scorn.
Early Registration is still available for Winter Sacred Music 2017 (Birmingham, AL).
Accompaniments by Achille P. Bragers (1887-1955).