I could feel that this Glory was immense, and mysterious, and real. But I could not quite grasp what that meant for me or what I should even do about it.
Beauty in the Catholic Liturgy
A Thought from G.K. Chesterton
Taking Advantage of the Natural Beauty that Surrounds Us
Seventeen (17) Tracks Now Available on iTunes
Sacred Music Helped to Transform Tauron Arena Kraków into a House of Prayer
If you had the opportunity to add more festive music to selected feasts in the liturgical year, to which would you give preference?
A Literary Approach in an Adoremus Bulletin Article
As musicians, what sustains us? Certainly, good music is a requirement. Not just good music, but beauty itself.
“I encourage you to make music at the highest levels possible in your parishes. Our people deserve it and our God is worthy of the highest forms of praise.” — John Romeri
If the priest is “excessively” focused on the rubrics “…I do not enter into the mystery” “…if I am a showman, the protagonist” of the Mass, “then I do not enter into the mystery” either.
Impromptu Address of His Holiness Benedict XVI to the Members of the Pontifical “Sistine” Choir
One of the most painful spiritual experiences many Catholics suffer is the closure of their parish.
Saint John Paul calls artists to a great responsibility–but also gives a warning.
Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth will celebrate a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form this Friday evening in Philadelphia.
“Easy feelings and superficial affections do not, in the long run nourish the life of the believer; we need solid food of the word of God and the Eucharist, which have been from the beginning the only solid and substantial nourishment of the Christian.” — Goffredo Boselli
He described a sense awe that overwhelmed him during the liturgy. His conclusion at the time was that he should no longer continue with RCIA. Was this a failure of the RCIA program? No, this was success!
“Choirboys” by Jose Gallegos y Arnosa
A week of inspiring images to brighten your day.
Day 1: “The Baptism” by Joaquin Sorolla
Disparagement is not catechesis. It is destructive. If we are to catechize and evangelize, we must put God first, not our own preferences. Meanwhile, we must catechize and strive for the ideal.
“Fr. Morganroth would return to his room to play his piano — he played brilliantly. If you had an appointment with him he would leave the door ajar. You were to simply push the door open and take a seat in a chair next to the piano.”