Adherence to Roman Catholic doctrine in song is hardly unreasonable. It is imperative. It is the right thing to do.
Olbash holds the distinction of being the Director of Music of two seminaries: Saint John’s Seminary, Boston, and Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, Massachusetts.
Forced abstinence from the Eucharist in 2020 heightened for many the appreciation of the sacraments that one can take for granted.
Maestro Kennerley underscores the myriad salutary benefits of music education for children and that of a community that sings together.
We emerge from silence a changed people more in tune with our need for the Eucharist, prayer, and praise. Singing God’s praise is inseparable from our prayer. It is intrinsic to who we are as a people.
A documentary on the work of Paul Jerberg — one of the most important voices on sacred music in the Church today
The following free downloads in English and Spanish contain dates for 2021 in the score.
A beacon of light in a dark time, the Saint Paul’s Choir of Men and Boys presents “Starry Night: Christmas in Harvard Square”
Updated music protocols in the Archdiocese of Boston include multiple layers of protection: masks, ventilation, distance, time.
Indispensable and accessible: these antiphons possess sublime elegance that grace the Novus Ordo Mass with simple, yet proper reverence and solemnity.
“Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Canticles”—the most influential post-conciliar hymnal—was never distributed by any large publisher!
Solemn Vespers with Exposition and Benediction during the “Year of the Eucharist”
There is an illusion of permanence in the Church. We are changing often and changing right now.
Best practices and a new antiphon project from the Archdiocese of Detroit
Our souls are hurting and in crisis. I have no words.
As churches are working towards reopening, it is also no small change for many to concede congregational singing and choirs of any size. So many musicians have already sacrificed so much, spiritually, artistically, and economically.
Fallout from the recent NATS/ACDA webinar: A Conversation: What Do Science and Data Say About the Near Term Future of Singing.
God ensures will blossom even harsh conditions.
People are hungrier than ever for the Gospel. This is a great blessing, and a turning point in our lives and ministries.
“Repetition” in the Age of Streaming Masses…