“Having received Thy heavenly sacraments, O Lord, we beseech Thee that we may profit unto the increase of everlasting salvation…”
Archives for August 2017
A word about depression and discouragement.
‘Til Death Do Us Part
About 65 musicians attended the Summer Sacred Music Workshop III and the next annual workshop is already in planning!
Fourth: musicians who beguile their way into religious orders are for the most part silly, idle, vacillating, vain, effeminate, and even vicious individuals.
“…and it chanced that a certain priest went down the same way, and seeing him, passed by.”
Only two people in the whole school are forced to publicly demonstrate their work: the choirmaster and the coach.
“If you, the bereaved, cannot give voice to your grief in this moment, we shall do it for you.”
A lesson in presumptions and realities
“After that He was seen by James, then by all the apostles.”
I am deeply saddened that some people still don’t know where these items are located.
Two words come to mind: inexplicable and bizarre.
A Solemn Pontifical Mass will be offered in Philadelphia on September 14, 2017
What does the Incarnation have to do with the Communion Procession? A great deal.
“At that time, Jesus spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves as just, and despised others…”
We church musicians are called to be more childlike than other musicians.
Many topics are broached: Pope Francis, contemporary church music, whether Christ had perfect pitch, and so forth.
The cardinal was informed by ICEL: “There is no doubt that Father Brannan knows his Latin and Greek; but does he know English?”
Including a magnificent hymn for two voices (“Rex Sempiterne”) appropriate throughout the entire liturgical year.
A Reflection on Priesthood by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia