A composer tells us his approach in composing works that are fresh and new, while reflecting the timeless principles that constitute sacred music. Listen also to his beautiful newly composed Mass. The following is an essay written by the composer Paul Jernberg. Show More Summary
In case there are still some folks who come here looking for blog posts, here is my homily for the First Sunday of Advent. I know it's been awhile since I posted anything, but honestly, I don't know if there is anything I can say that isn't being said by someone else in the blogosphere. Show More Summary
The Catholic Artists Society, as recently mentioned, hosted Fr. U.M. Lang for a lecture on the topic of "Art, Beauty and the Sacred", also celebrating the Solemn First Vespers of All Saints in the Dominican Church of St. Vincent Ferrer in Manhattan. Fr. Show More Summary
This basic tutorial on the new Missal (in English) is worth listening to and sending around. Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth is not only a liturgist, linguist, and philosopher but also a musician and chant expert. So we have a very interesting coming together of ideals here: liturgy and music. Show More Summary
More of Genesis, with a lesser known incident, is up at Forgotten Classics.
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And with your spirit A guide to singing the new English translation of the Mass It has been both a privilege and a pleasure to record this CD of music contained in the new English translation of the Missale Romanum editio typica tertia. Show More Summary
Because Dante and modern takes on it were on my mind, that is what I discussed with Leo Brown during my monthly chat, the first of which began with these.I love talking with Leo and he's such a pro that he saves newbies like me when they forget to mention a book name! Or other such errors.Here's the link to the mp3 from at Real Live Radio (from May 19, segment 3).
By way of the Ordinariate Portal, I ran into the following interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl on the Anglican Ordinariate and its development and establishment within the United States. If you prefer, you may listen to the audio version of the interview.
I have been in correspondence with Mr. Theo Menting, a member of the Dominican Laity at the Dominican House in Huissen. The laity there have two excellent choirs, which recently sang at Santa Sabina, S. Maria in Trastevere, and other churches in Rome. Show More Summary
The reports started on Monday during the meeting itself of course -- what else would one expect from bloggers! -- and from all accounts, the Vatican blogmeet went very well. Here are some photos of the event. A general view Fr. Federico...Show More Summary
We mentioned this past Monday that a Mass was being planned by the University of Illinois' St. John's Newman Centre with Fr. Michael Driscoll celebrating. In follow-up, we are pleased to present the following images from the Mass. The NLM is told that approximately 150 people attended. To give you a further flavour, the following is a recording of the Kyrie from the Mass:
Ancient Faith Radio, which operates under the auspices of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America, is a great place to go and listen to the musical treasures of the Byzantine East. Recently, I also noted a rather interesting podcast, Worship in Spirit and Truth presented by Fr. Show More Summary
Guest Article by Jeffrey Ostrowski Some NLM readers will be familiar with Corpus Christi Watershed's video work with the Church Music Association of America, or perhaps the Birmingham Oratory. However, in just three years, Corpus Christi Watershed has also gotten a very good start on numerous Liturgical Initiatives. Show More Summary
A guest article by Watershed composer Jeff Ostrowski I'm very grateful to Mr. Tribe for allowing me to share some information about a brand new Sacred music publication that comes just in time for Year A. Corpus Christi Watershed has...Show More Summary
Well folks, I have FINALLY got around to posting another homily. This one is from all the way back in August. Sorry for the delay, but enjoy it nevertheless. Powered by Podbean.com
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Sorry it has been so long since I last posted. I have been traveling and am currently in Charlotte, NC. You might be wondering about the above photo, well, you will have to listen to the sermon to understand. This week I was visiting the parishes of Kingsbury County, South Dakota. Have a listen: Powered by Podbean.com
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