Archbishop Di Noia recently claimed that the Faithful’s hunger for the Traditional Mass “has gotten totally out of control and become a movement, especially in the United States, France, and England…” The former vice-president of Ecclesia Dei declared that “Pope Francis is right to see in the repristination of the pre-conciliar liturgy at best a […]
Also included, an organ accompaniment (23 pages) for this booklet.
The second part has blank staves—so you can compose your own organ harmonies!
This is—perhaps—the most phenomenally gorgeous piece ever written.
This hymn was originally for the Assumption, but now can be used on various Marian feasts.
All Saints—November 1st—will be here before you know it!
What I played from yesterday…
If you look at the 1961 Solesmes Gradual for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost, you will see that somebody in the 1960s was trying to figure out the “melismatic moræ vocis” (a.k.a. “Vaticana white notes”) which we have spoken of so frequently on this blog.
An English translation by Robert Campbell of Skerrington (d. 1868), who was a convert to the Catholic Faith.
This piece works well in the “OF” (Ordinary Form) and also the “EF” (Extraordinary Form).
Including a live recording (without organ) of “Alleluia, Sing To Jesus” by a volunteer choir.
Father Valentine used to say: “The cemeteries are full of people who thought they were indispensable.”
After more than a year of Vespers having been forbidden (due to Covid-19) we’re back!
Unfortunately, this virtue often seems to be lacking in people who have high positions of authority.
The following is what I will use to accompany the congregation tomorrow.
Starting pitches are included!
Brave choir director posts *live* recording by a volunteer choir!
Speaking about the AGNUS DEI, Father Fortescue wrote: “Agnus as a vocative is curious, evidently in order to reproduce the original text (John 1:29) exactly.” [Altera die vidit Joannes Jesum venientem ad se, et ait: Ecce agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit peccatum mundi.] Father Fortescue, as usual, is correct; but in some medieval manuscripts you […]
Will the true defenders of Vatican II please stand up?
This incredible website gives each bishop’s response to the recent MOTU PROPRIO Traditionis Custodes, a decree by Pope Francis which seeks to reduce the number of celebrations of the “Extraordinary Form” (Traditional Latin Mass): traditioniscustodes.info