I have attempted to record the Introit for the Feast of Christ the King according to the official rhythm of the Catholic Church. You can view the YouTube recording of my attempt. Traditionally, our Savior’s “kingship” was celebrated as part of the Epiphany—but in 1925, Pope Pius XI created the “feast of Christ the King” […]
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Good morning! My name is […] and I write to you from Chile. Just a short note to say: thank you for your wonderful website “Corpus Christi Watershed.” As a Catholic organist, I truly appreciate the marvelous work you have done. Your website is a tremendous library open to everyone. Thanks so much, and God […]
Nobody seems capable of answering this question.
Mark your calendars for this life-changing conference!
Announcing a concert next Saturday in honor of Christ the King.
Saint Thomas More said: “The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us the grace to labor for.”
Our Lord said that if men withheld their praise of Him, “the very stones would cry out…”
This striking Christmas motet puts Latin text atop jazzy harmonies to lull Our Infant Lord to sleep.
I can’t think of better way to learn Gregorian chant than to download this 651-page PDF file, containing the marvelous Gregorian Vesperale (1915) by Father Karl Weinmann (d. 1929) printed on five lines. If you accompany Vespers directly from the plainsong notation, this makes life easy! It’s also fun to compare the Gregorian chant inside […]
In Canada, they list Father Brébeuf first—in the United States, Father Jogues.
As a child, Rex Harrison contracted measles, which took away the sight from his left eye for the rest of his life.
There’s something truly ‘haunting’ about this melody by Flor Peeters—and once it’s in your head, it’s hard to banish!
The principal books of music for the Eucharist were recently (re-)confirmed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Our Schola Cantorum members prefer to hear recordings of chants we’re learning. This morning I attempted this recording of the INTROIT for this coming Sunday, which is the 19th Sunday after Pentecost. My voice was groggy, but I suppose we singers can’t expect to have a recording studio follow us around all day waiting for […]
Famed Boston trumpeter (Richard Kelley) and Boston Cathedral choirmaster (Richard J. Clark) explore the depths of human frailty, struggle, and dignity …