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Now I Walk In Beauty

We are delighted to post Jeffrey Morse's review of the CMAA's latest publication, Now I Walk In Beauty by Wilko Brouwers. To purchase this new book, please visit the CMAA Shop.Now I Walk In Beauty: 100 Songs and Melodies for School and...Show More Summary

“Where Has God Gone?”: The Pressure of Horror Vacui

Horror Vacui (1980) by Anselm Kiefer (b. 1945) In a famous passage in Joyous Wisdom, “the parable of the madman,” Friedrich Nietzsche writes:“Where has God gone?” he cried. “I shall tell you. We have killed him — you and I. All of us are his murderers. Show More Summary

The Blessing of the Lambs on the Feast of St Agnes 2018

As she does every year, our Roman friend Agnese celebrated her name-day (tanti auguri!) with a visit to the church of Saint Agnes Outside-the-Walls, the original site of the martyr’s burial. Each year at the principal Mass of the feast...Show More Summary

Dominican Rite Sung Mass for First Saturday of February, Oakland CA

A Dominican Rite Missa Cantata will sung at the Priory of St. Albert the Great, the house of studies of the Western Dominican Province in Oakland, CA, on February 3, at 10:30 am. This will be the first of the Dominican Rite First Saturday Masses of Spring semester, 2018.The celebrant will be Fr. Show More Summary

The Byzantine Great Blessing of the Waters

Since today is the feast of the Epiphany on the Julian Calendar, which is followed by both Catholics and Orthodox of the Byzantine Rite in various parts of the world, I thought I would give a somewhat more complete description of one of the loveliest and most popular ceremonies of the day, the Great Blessing of the Waters. Show More Summary

A Great Report from Irish TV on the Dominicans

The Irish national television network RTÉ posted to their website a few days ago an edition of the program Nationwide which takes a really positive and sympathetic look at the life and vocation of the Dominican friars. Dominican vocations...Show More Summary

St Margaret of Hungary and Hagiographical Skepticism

On the calendar of the Dominican Order in both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms, today is the feast of St Margaret of Hungary, who died on this day in the year 1270 at the age of 28. In earlier versions of the Dominican liturgical books, she is found on other days. Show More Summary

Church in Tolentino, Italy, Restored After 2016 Earthquakes

In the Italian city of Tolentino, located in the Marches region, the church of the Sacred Heart and St Benedict was badly damaged by the same earthquakes that wrought so much devastation in nearby Norcia. After a year of restoration,...Show More Summary

Dominican Rite Candlemas in Youngstown, Ohio

The church of St Dominic in Youngstown, Ohio, will hold a solemn Mass in the Dominican Rite on the feast of the Purification, starting at 7 pm. The church is located at 77 East Lucius Avenue.

Early Registration for the British Columbia Sacred Music Symposium in July

The organizers of the BC Sacred Music Symposium are pleased to announce that early registration is now open through the end of February. You can find the registration link, and additional information about everything included with registration,...Show More Summary

Dynamic Equivalence

It seems that Google has also come out in support of the old vox obscura style of liturgical translation under which we suffered for so many years. Even as we speak, in a theology faculty break room somewhere in Europe, the fellow who...Show More Summary

St Peter’s Square, 1956

Our thanks once again to Fr Alex Schrenk, a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, this time for sharing with us this marvelous photo of seminarians of the North American College having a snowball fight in St Peter’s Square. The exactShow More Summary

A New Regular EF Mass in the Bronx

We are happy to share with our readers news that the church of the Holy Rosary in the Bronx, New York, is adding a monthly Mass in Extraordinary Form to its Sunday schedule, beginning this month. The first one will take place on Septuagesima Sunday, January 28, at 1 pm, with music by Hans Leo Hassler and Cristóbal de Morales. Show More Summary

A Premonstratensian Mass of the Epiphany

We received a late submission of Epiphany photos, but one which deserves its own separate post, since it gives us a chance to enjoy something a little unusual, a Solemn Mass celebrated in the Premonstratensian Rite. These come to usShow More Summary

How Typical Lector Praxis Transmits a Pelagian and Protestant Message

When I attended Thomas Aquinas College in California from 1990 to 1994, one of the first things I noticed about their Novus Ordo liturgies — apart from the startling fact that the unchanging parts were always in Latin, a practice they...Show More Summary

The Baptism of the Lord 2018

Seeing our enlightenment, that enlightened every man, come to be baptized, the Forerunner rejoices in spirit, and trembles with his hand: he shows Him, and says to the people “Behold Him that ransoms Israel, that delivers us from corruption. Show More Summary

When Does the Christmas Season End?

A friend has just brought to my attention an article by Jennifer Miller on, which discusses the question of when the Christmas season officially ends; I have also seen a few similar discussions on social media. With...Show More Summary

A Powerful Novel Set in Reformation France

I’ve been wanting to mention this book to NLM readers for a long time, but with one thing and another, it's taken me a while to get to it. Angelico Press has recently republished a splendid Catholic novel from the 1940s, The Mass ofShow More Summary

The Basilica of Our Lady in Fribourg, Switzerland

The subject of our most recent quiz was an item from the Basilica of Our Lady in Fribourg, Switzerland, which was entrusted to the care of the Fraternity of St Peter in 2012 by His Excellency Charles Morerod, O.P., Bishop of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg. Show More Summary

Address by Dom Karl Wallner: “The Profanation of the Sacred and the Sacralisation of the Profane”

Extracts from a major (and fascinating) address given by Dom Karl Wallner, O. Cist., Rector of the Pontifical University of Heiligenkreuz and national director of Missio for Austria, have been translated and are posted at the new liturgical site Canticum Salomonis, the unveiling of which NLM announced to readers last week. Show More Summary

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