The life I lead is not glamorous—nor do I feel like I am making a ‘big difference’ most days…
A Catholic homeschooler shares her preparations for hymn study for the upcoming Advent season. She presents pieces from deep in the Brébeuf Hymnal, one from fond memories at her Catholic school, and closes with bells intoning the “Angelus”.
A homeschooling mother offers a few verses that inspire her during the dark times of teaching, when cooperation is lacking and patience must grow. Hang them on your walls to remind you of God’s good graces.
Summer planning brings homeschooling mother to poetry by Robert Frost and St. Thomas Aquinas. “Poems are the food of faith.”
A homeschooling mother teaches a hymn and a chant to her children, in the hopes that they “stick” in their hearts forevermore. The hymn is “O Sacred Heart” and the chant is “Ave Verum Corpus”.
A mother remembers the time she was chosen to “crown Mary” and describes organizing a “May Crowning” for her family during the pandemic.
A mother recounts her son’s yearning for a return to Holy Communion and she reflects on our absolute necessity for the Sacrifice of the Holy Mass.
a mother and musician looks to Our Lady of Ransom for succor.
See for yourself. On the left is the letter from 2020; on the right is a blog from 2016.
My own growth as a musician for the Liturgy has culminated in my pastor allowing me to sing the Propers in English: the realization of a decade-long dream.
Cardinal Dolan at Mass
Christendom College will offer free organ lessons and $500 in tuition reduction for a student starting in the Fall of 2020.
Christendom College offers up to $4500 in tuition reduction and free voice lessons for students starting in the Fall of 2020.
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As we navigate through this season, the secular world bombards us with decorated Christmas trees, “holiday music” on every station, and house after house drenched in festive lights…
I can’t always recognize a hymn tune by its name, especially when the Missalette only provides lyrics. Please don’t judge me; that’s the honest truth.
This routine has taken years to establish.
In this way, we keep the faith alive at the kitchen table and at the altar.
This blog post is about a four-year-old who behaves at Mass and how the Extraordinary Form allows a father to learn to behave better at Mass.