Submissions Sought by the Conference of Roman Catholic Cathedral Musicians
Missal Antiphons Dont Match Roman Gradual
“We strongly resent the implication that we and our children are not sufficiently intelligent to understand the simple Latin of the Mass…” —Manifesto of the Catholic Laity (1943)
Let’s take a stroll down Memory Lane, shall we?
“Recent research … has made it clear that the antiphons of the Order of Mass were never intended to be sung.” — Bishop Donald Trautman (2007)
Are there concrete reasons to prefer the ancient texts from the Roman Gradual? Short answer: Yes!