The older I get, the more I spend on these. If not, what good am I to the prayer of the people?
The Dedication of a Church is a rare event in anyone’s lifetime.
Read the words of John 3:16 again.
Music has a way of describing the indescribable, of bringing to speech the ineffable. That is what our choirs must do this Holy Week.
Pope Francis decreed Romero was martyred “in odium fidei” (“in hatred of the faith”). He was beatified in El Salvador on May 23, 2015.
Some people are put off…Some are bored to tears. I am fascinated. Why?
Such musical exhortations are not new, but the tone and visibility are.
“Sometimes a certain mediocrity, superficiality and banality have prevailed, to the detriment of the beauty and intensity of liturgical celebrations.”
The real purpose of a Roman Catholic funeral is not what most people think.
This is perhaps my favorite collection to date.
Fr. Gaspar eloquently emphasis key words and phrases, underscoring the beauty of the sacrament.
A very helpful recording for anyone singing this in English for the Ordinary Form.
“Meek,” “mild,” “humble,” and “lowly” are mistaken for submission and weakness. Only a person of great strength could possess such qualities.
“Christmas is thus the feast of the loving humility of God….” — Pope Francis
At certain times, an artist requires refuge…
A sure sign of an insecure leader is one whose first instinct is to blame others when something goes wrong.
“Sounds from the Spires” has been a great supporter of sacred music in the liturgy, bringing choral music, chant, and the pipe organ to a broad audience.
Working for the Church is wholly at odds with having a family and being present for them.
Assassinated on March 24, 1980 while saying Mass, Romero was beatified by Pope Francis on May 23, 2015.
He has been on top of the Roman Catholic world of liturgical music for decades.