You have Publisher X’s resources in the pews, so isn’t it easier to plan the liturgy using their resources?
Why the EF seems to have all the good celebrants.
Give your choir some acknowledgement for all their hard work.
Following the tradition of singing a capella during the Easter Triduum, can lend it a solemnity that “punctuates the entire season.”
Free Passion Booklet for Palm Sunday.
Remember your own spiritual health during Lent.
Funerals can be a good time to demonstrate the possibilities of reverent liturgical music at Mass.
“Despite being baptized Catholic, attending Catholic schools, and attending Mass regularly, he never knew about the Church’s musical heritage until the last few years.”
The importance of confidence in performance.
The Communion Antiphon often reflects back to the Gospel.
Saying “No” is an important skill for the music director.
Deciding which principles are deal-breakers.
In which Andrew’s wife Julie writes about the joys of being a music director’s wife at Christmas.
Explaining how to handle death at so many funerals.
Trying to avoid the temptation to complain.
Everyone should be forced to type the words of the pieces they use.
For believers, however, the crucifixion is not a moment of despair, but of triumph. We proudly profess our “weak” Savior, for we know that His weakness was the means of our salvation.
Being the first to post about Thanksgiving so now everyone else looks like they’re copying me.
How the peculiarities of the calendar affect Immaculate Conception this year.
Spending rehearsal time to save more later.