You’ve never heard this arrangement before—perfect for Lent.
Archives for February 2018
No matter how many people imitate John Denver on the guitar in our churches, Palestrina and Victoria will always be loved and sought by serious Catholics.
How to Finally Acquire a Musical Education While Still in College or Anywhere Else (with apologies to James V Schall)
“To put it simply, I was pierced by the beauty of the liturgy in a way I have never before experienced.” —2017 participant
Blessed Pope Paul VI: “The smoke of Satan has entered the Church.”
If more choirmasters were honest with themselves, they would probably acknowledge that no more than 25 to 40 percent of their singers are actually leaders within their choirs.
“Our hymnbooks know nothing of such a treasure as this, and give us pages of poor sentiment in doggerel lines by some tenth-rate modern versifier.” —Fr. Fortescue
“Let us not lose this time…for we can hardly tell whether we will ever get in to church again or not.” —St. Thomas More
Adding ribbons sounds like a fine idea, until they fray and come adrift. Serious bookmakers take precautions to stop ribbons fraying, but even amateurs can learn from these tips.
The Blessed John Henry Newman Institute of Liturgical Music (England) has a big announcement!
Look carefully at this image…
I’m edified by Fr. White’s work, but hope his regard for “church growth” doesn’t negate the Sacramental and supernatural nature of the Church.
This is something we will do again, because I think there’s great potential here.
“Fit me, I pray Thee, for this task…”
Absolutely *fascinating* beyond words!
…recorded on 28 January 2018.
The Church possesses a tool of immense value.
A summer conference at The Liturgical Institute in Mundelein, IL
“Now they upon the rock are they who when they hear, receive the word with joy…”
Quite beautiful, but I prefer a different harmonization of “Holy God We Praise Thy Name”…
A Mass setting from the Far East composed by Fr. Si-Yan Tang.