I wanted to become a Franciscan priest, and became one. But I certainly landed in places and assignments I never dreamed of being in.
Archives for May 2021
What is the best way to get your choir singing when they first return? Here are some tips…
Maestro Kennerley underscores the myriad salutary benefits of music education for children and that of a community that sings together.
This is one of the earliest Christian manuscripts to be illuminated with (the oxymoronic) “large miniatures.”
…including a fancy capital “A” from a medieval manuscript.
Chanting the Litany of St Joseph with the newly announced invocations.
Including a wonderful hymn for the Ascension.
Venerable Pope Pius XII explicitly allowed vernacular hymns during High Mass in 1958.
Alongside many familiar faces, several new presenters are joining the faculty this year.
A reader from St. Louis, Missouri, wrote to us: “The work you and your team do is quite possibly the most valuable resource I have come across as a younger Sacred music director and organist. The Brébeuf Hymnal is my most used and referenced resource. Although my church has not adopted it yet (I will […]
Including a live recording of a hymn about a donkey. (Not kidding!)
There is a “hidden rule” about Roman Catholic Hymnals.
How a small child’s innocent question underscored the significance of what we do as church musicians.
A live recording of the Church’s oldest Latin Eucharistic hymn.
CUA is pleased to announce that this week-long intensive course will be offered in person this summer.
Is this normal? (Answer: “yes”)