We need to know the different kinds of problems there are, and who in the Church is qualified or required to fix them.
Dogmatic statements liberate the Christian intellect by establishing it in the truth.
These 3 full-length compact discs feature recordings of nearly every score in the 273-page book.
The traditional liturgy, the study of St. Thomas Aquinas, and Catholic social doctrine―these three things stand or fall together.
A poem set to music by Handel perfectly captures the feelings one has at a quiet low Mass. Here I try to say why this form of the Mass is so special and valuable.
Frank Sheed is one of my favorite Catholic authors, but when it came time for him to grapple with the liturgical revolution, either his perspicuity or his nerve failed him.
The “beautiful” is largely distinguished by the degree to which the beautiful “thing” is in accord with nature.
Was it necessary to change our forms of worship to suit “modern man”? And do we need to set aside our glorious musical heritage? Absolutely not.
Kneeling is a sign that both signifies and helps produce in the soul the disposition of humility before the great King over all the earth.
Eastern Catholics and Christians have maintained the depth, beauty, and sacredness of their liturgical heritage. How does the institutional failure of Roman Catholics to preserve their own heritage affect their ability to evangelize, or even to live a fully Catholic life?
Arvo Pärt speaks words of wisdom about why the music of some composers never gets old and why old texts are always young.
Let us listen consistently to the greatest works in music and make them the exemplars, the teachers, the inspirations and consolations of our interior life as aesthetic beings.
An imaginative or imaginary (you decide) correlation between the five movements of the greatest proto-Romantic sacred work and the five greatest proofs for the existence of God.
Just as those who are passionate about sacred music find great inspiration in the Renaissance, so today we can look around at a new rebirth of Catholic tradition and find hope for a renewal of Catholic culture.
Sometimes people wonder why traditional Catholics make such a big deal of the liturgy. Do they really think it’s the most important thing in the world? As a matter of fact, they do―because it is.