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.
Secular vs Sacred Music at Mass
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Sacred Music Helped to Transform Tauron Arena Kraków into a House of Prayer
Catholic churches ought not to be treated as houses of entertainment, but as houses of prayer.
It might just be my imagination, but isn’t the John Lennon’s “So this is Christmas” the same as that Alleluia?
Two Contributions from CCW Bloggers
The traditional music still triumphs in one important area: parishes run by “no-nonsense” priests.
“The problem is not pop music, but pop music in the liturgy.” — Aurelio Porfiri
The author calls people who appreciate Gregorian chant “conservative” and those who don’t “liberal.” Are such labels really helpful?
Listen to these audio files. Is there any difference between “My Little Pony” and Dan Schutte’s 2012 “Glory To God” setting? Is that a cause for concern?
Not a Negligible Niche
The NY Frassati Fellowship Chant Workshop
Are all musical styles acceptable for Mass? Movie directors realize such a notion is bogus.
“Whenever school children must be placed in the choir loft at High Mass, the Boys may sing but the Girls must keep silent, unless the whole congregation takes part in the singing.” — Diocese of Pittsburgh Regulations (1931)
Is it really true that any style of music can be lawfully used at Mass?