A really old hymn commemorating the Stigmata of St Francis of Assisi.
Archives for September 2017
The time for serious discussions about church music has not yet come.
An interview with Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon.
The fear was that Protestant translators might distort the theology contained in the ancient Catholic hymns…
Perhaps I am just a Benedictine at heart but I feel the *Opus Dei* (Work of God) must truly be given pride of place in our personal lives…
Reflections on a recently released album of English choral music
How to learn to read 20% of the Missale Romanum – forget “Amo, Amas, Amat” – dive into the most frequently used words.
Next Sunday, some EF priests will choose an “external solemnity.”
Msgr. Massimo Palombella introducing the new way of singing of the Pope’s choir.
Have you noticed liturgical progressives are never happy?
“Let Thy grace, we beseech Thee, O Lord, ever go before us…”
Hymns to the Blessed Virgin, Hymns for Benediction, Offertories, etc.
Thank you, Senator Feinstein!
The USA will soon receive the Sistine Chapel Choir and the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School on tour.
Our Lady sings Magnificat with tones surpassing sweet – and you can too with this simple Gregorian chant setting.
I bet you haven’t heard this arrangement!
…and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet is risen up amongst us and God hath visited His people.”
A summary of the complex history of a unique sanctoral feast
“A huge success! My pastor was blown away at the beauty of the Mass setting by Guerrero. The people in attendance were just floored…”
“Celebrating ten years of Summorum Pontificum”
Six upcoming presentations in New York City
Are chairs or pews a hindrance or a help?
Fascinating transcripts dealing with polyphony (“old and new”) and many other topics.
“When I introduce young minds to the beautiful heritage of Church music, it’s always amazing to see just how much they love the great music we have been given.” — John Robinson
“Grant us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, that this saving Victim may become both the cleansing of our sins, and the propitiation of Thy might.”