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Immaculate Conception 2014 Photopost

Our thanks to all those who sent in their photographs of liturgies celebrated on the Immaculate Conception. Scroll down and you can check out some beautiful and perfectly licit blue vestments from the Philippine Islands and Chile. Our next photopost will be of Rorate Masses, and Masses for Gaudete Sunday; please send your photos in by the 24th. Show More Summary

Beautiful recordings from St John Cantius

If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas, here are two wonderful CD recordings from St John Cantius in Chicago. The recording of Handel's Messiah, made last year, is sung by Ensemble Cor et Vox directed by Rev Scott A. Haynes SJC....Show More Summary

Composer on Composer - Roman Hurko Reviews Paul Jernberg’s Mass of St Philip Neri

I am no expert on these things, but when listening to and singing Paul Jernberg’s music for the liturgy, especially his Mass of St Philip Neri, I am excited by a number of things. This music is accessible to the ear - in my opinion it...Show More Summary

Winter Issue of Sacred Music

The upcoming issue of Sacred Music features many excellent new essays, including a particularly insightful essay by Harold Boatrite, a few essays about "Viennese Masses", and an article by Dr. John Pepino about Louis Bouyer.There are...Show More Summary

How the Traditional Latin Mass Fosters More Active Participation than the Ordinary Form

How many times do lovers of the classical Roman Rite hear the objection: “The new Mass is better than the old one because it allows for more active participation of the faithful,” or “The old Mass just had to be reformed eventually,Show More Summary

Winter Chant Intensive

Winter Chant Intensive - Last Chantce! The upcoming Winter Chant Intensive in Phoenix, Arizona is a fantastic opportunity for both people who know little or nothing and those who think they know quite a bit. Why? From January 5th toShow More Summary

Schola Sancta Caecilia releases new CD of Advent and Christmas music

In Bethlehem features unaccompanied sacred vocal music sung by five ladies in high school and college. Formed at the parish of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Schola Sancta Caecilia has been singing for the Extraordinary Form Mass since 2012. Show More Summary

Resurgent in the Midst of Crisis - A Review by Dom Alcuin Reid

I would like to personally thank Dom Alcuin for offering to NLM this review of Resurgent in the Midst of Crisis: Sacred Liturgy, the Traditional Latin Mass, and Renewal in the Church, by our contributor Dr Peter Kwasniewski of Wyoming Catholic College, now available from Angelico Press. Show More Summary

Epiphany Lessons & Carols in London

Looking ahead to Epiphany, the annual Friends of the Ordinariate Epiphany Service of Lessons and Carols followed by Benediction will take place on Thursday 8 January 2015 (6.30pm) at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory...Show More Summary

Dominican Rite Solemn Mass, December 8, Portland OR

A Solemn High Mass according to the Dominican Rite was celebrated by the friars of Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon--a ministry of the Western Dominican Province (Most Holy Name of Jesus).The celebrant was Fr. Stephen Maria Lopez, O.P., Prior of the Dominican community. Show More Summary

New Coloring Book for Children on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

New book highlights the importance of devotions in a liturgically centered piety This is a book intended to help teach about this great Catholic devotion. One hopes also that it might reawaken an interest in a few of the grown up parents...Show More Summary

The Feast of Pope St Damasus I (366-384)

Today is the feast of Pope St Damasus I, who elected in October of 366, at roughly the age of 60, and died on this day in 384. His family was of Spanish descent, but he himself was born in Rome, and served as deacon at the church of St Lawrence Outside-the-Walls. Show More Summary

New York's New St. Cecilia Academy for Pastoral Musicians - Educating Those Working for the Church

How does one work for excellent music in the parish? One answer is to educate those working for the Church as musicians in the principles of sacred music and liturgy. A few months ago, I announced the inaugural academic year of the St. Show More Summary

Review of The Holy Gospels of St. Luke and St. John

No, this isn't going to be a review of these Gospels, as such -- that's far beyond what I or anyone is qualified to do. Rather, I am happy to present to you a gorgeous new edition of these two Gospels that has just come out from Bloomfield...Show More Summary

All-or-nothing vs “progressive solemnity”: A Response

A response to Fr. Kocik's post. One of the biggest liturgical shifts following the council was the breakdown of clear lines between the High Mass (everything audible sung) and Low Mass (nothing sung). Like many of the things that came...Show More Summary

Message of Bishop Dominique Rey on the Announcement of Sacra Liturgia USA 2015

Photo © CNA Petrik Bohumil Toulon, France – 8th December 2014 Bishop Dominique Rey, Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, France, has welcomed the announcement of Sacra Liturgia USA 2015. “I am delighted at this initiative, which we began in Rome...Show More Summary

Announcing Sacra Liturgia USA 2015! June 1-4 in New York

I am delighted to be able to announce the locations, speakers (among which are numbered several NLM contributors), topics, and liturgical plans for Sacra Liturgia USA 2015, to be held in New York June 1-4, 2015. More Summary

Episode 3 of Extraordinary Faith on EWTN - Dec. 15

I'm delighted to announce that Extraordinary Faith episode 3 will be airing next week on EWTN. The episode, filmed during a CMAA academic conference during October 2013, features the work of the CMAA and the wonderful legacy of Msgr....Show More Summary

New Sacred Art: The Monastic Refectory in Norcia

The new refectory, looking toward the head table Many NLM readers have long felt great admiration for the Benedictine monks of Norcia, who live the traditional monastic life according to the prescriptions of the Holy Rule, and who, it is now well known, brew some of the best beer in Italy. Show More Summary

All-or-nothing vs “progressive solemnity”: An invitation to debate

In what is today officially termed the “extraordinary form” of the Roman Rite, a sharp distinction is made between low Mass (Missa lecta) and sung or high Mass (Missa cantata). At low Mass, the audible ordinary and proper texts (antiphons, collects, readings, Preface, etc.) are recited, never sung, whereas at high Mass they are all sung. Show More Summary

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