…with English translation by Fr. Adrian Fortescue.
Archives for March 2017
An interesting project to reconstruct a 16th century Mass as Henry VIII would have heard it.
This brief video—filmed at an Episcopal church in 2013—may offend you.
“Sometimes when you are confusing, you are mistaken for being learned.” —Fulton J. Sheen
Golden Jubilee Homily by Bishop René H. Gracida.
The polyphonic imitative style of the Renaissance is a reflection of the rational mind and the music of heaven.
if St. Augustine was right and “singing belongs to the one who loves,” then it behooves us to once again learn to love and thereby take up the Church’s eternal hymn of praise.
Silverstream Priory is a house of monks living under the Rule of Saint Benedict.
I have a confession to make: I can’t stand hearing wrong notes.
The celebration of Laetare Sunday reveals a deeper truth.
Pope Francis decreed Romero was martyred “in odium fidei” (“in hatred of the faith”). He was beatified in El Salvador on May 23, 2015.
Pardon my squeaky Soprano notes, but I wanted to demonstrate how it sounds! • A wonderful setting of the haunting “Easter Alleluia” based on a work by Monsignor Jules Van Nuffel.
“Grant, we beseech Thee, O merciful God, that we may treat with unfeigned veneration…Thy holy rites which we constantly celebrate.”
The absolute best method for choosing starting pitches…
A new Adoremus article explores how best to overthrow the tyranny of “alius cantus congruus.”
“When a strong man armed keepeth his court, those things which he possesseth are in peace…”
A thought-provoking production by “Six Candle Studios.”
Some people are put off…Some are bored to tears. I am fascinated. Why?
The Psalter, as Esolen notes, is the prayer book of the Church and the Psalms constitute the “foundational poems of Christian praise.”
I was renewed in spirit for a future filled with hope for liturgical music.
I can’t even hear these pitches—can you?
“On Holy Saturday in 1545—while the pope and several cardinals were present—two of the oldest choir members flew at each other during the blessing of the new oils, shouting in a loud voice…”
A new CD you don’t have yet full of beautiful music raising funds for bringing more beautiful music to Tasmania.
“O God, Who seest how we are destitute of all strength…”
Such musical exhortations are not new, but the tone and visibility are.