Rome gave permission this year to a few parishes to use the “Pre-1955” Holy Week.
Archives for March 2018
Remember to change any electronic bells this Friday and Saturday! Links to some good ratchet sounds included.
When I saw this page, my opinion of Fortescue went down—but then I remembered…
“…Who didst establish the salvation of mankind on the tree of the Cross; that whence death came, thence also life might arise again, and that he, who overcame by the tree, by the tree also might be overcome…” —Preface
A New Study of the Liturgical Theology of Alexander Schmemann
“I don’t think I need to say why a complete Palestrina online would be a good idea.” —Gervais Frykman
“We are fully determined to restore Latin to its position of honor.” —Saint John XXIII (22 February 1962)
An eloquent liturgical text worthy of prayerful reflection
Good-hearted musicians amplify success musically, economically, and spiritually.
Dogmatic definitions never involve a new doctrine of faith or morals, since whatever a Pope defines must be contained in Holy Writ or in Tradition in order to be infallible.
David Bentley Hart’s experiment in recovering the conceptual vocabulary of a distant
“Grant us, we beseech Thee, O merciful God, that we may treat with unfeigned veneration and ever receive with heartfelt faith Thy holy rites which we constantly celebrate…”
A very special project at the University of St Andrews: the TheoArtistry project.
Most German hymnals we’ve come across contain words only—but this one has harmonies!
Invoking Mater Ecclesiae in a new annual feast
“Be merciful, O Lord, we beseech Thee, and free us from all sins and dangers…”
“He is in every way a composer of Bach’s stature and accomplishment both technically and expressively.” ~ Scott Metcalfe