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Orchestral Mass for Ascension Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina

From the blog Liturgy Guy comes the following news about an orchestral Mass to be celebrated on Ascension Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina. On Ascension Thursday, May 14, the Carolina Catholic Chorale will conclude their 2014/2015 season singing the Missa Octo Vocum for double choir by Renaissance master Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612) at St. Show More Summary

In Much Wisdom Is Much Vexation

Sacred Scripture says: “In much wisdom is much vexation, and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow” (Ecclesiastes 1:18). The more a devout Catholic studies the history, theology, and spirituality of the Roman liturgy, the moreShow More Summary

Call for Participation - Society for Catholic Liturgy October 2015 Conference - NYC

A Call for Papers for the 2015 Meeting of the Society for Catholic LiturgyThe Liturgy: It is Right and JustOctober 1-3, 2015New York City?Keynote speaker: Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone?At the Sheen Center and the?Basilica of St....Show More Summary

Ashes to Ashes; Dust to Dust

"Remember, man, thou art dust and unto dust thou shalt return." Memento, homo, quia pulvis es et in pulverem reverteris. This warning, from the Catholic liturgy for Ash Wednesday, is based on Genesis 3, 19: In sudore vultus tui vesceris...

Music for the Eucharistic Sacrifice (Part 2)

Last week I offered some thoughts and questions on how we might evaluate liturgical music (and other aspects of our public worship) by considering the fact that, as Pope Pius XII taught, “the entire liturgy... has the Catholic faithShow More Summary

Fota VIII Conference Speakers Announced

St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce a provisional list of speakers and topics for the Fota VIII International Liturgy Conference to be held in Cork, Ireland, July 4-6, 2015, on the subject of the priesthood of the baptized, entitled A chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation: Aspects of the Priesthood of Baptism.1. Show More Summary

Is the Liturgy an End or a Means? Further Considerations

After seeing the post “A Fundamental Misunderstanding of the Nature of the Catholic Liturgy,” a reader wrote to me about her experiences in a certain religious community that seemed to embody this very misunderstanding. She gave her permission to share the letter as long as I did not reveal any names or dates. Show More Summary

Monumental Love: Liturgy of the Word

In order to make our nuptial mass helpful to any other Catholic brides, I’ll be including our readings, song choices, and some of the prayers.  And in order to make all of that manageable to write and read, I’ll be … read more

The Book of Revelation: Guide to Catholic Worship

According to Joseph Ratzinger, the last book of the Bible, Revelation or the Apocalypse of St. John, is showing forth a kind of “archetypal liturgy” to which all our earthly liturgies must bear resemblance:With its vision of the cosmic...Show More Summary

A Fundamental Misunderstanding of the Nature of Catholic Liturgy

Catholics today might sometimes be struck by the passionate conviction of the younger generation of Catholics who are fighting for the cause of the Sacred Liturgy. It is as if we are fighting for dear life, in a struggle to the bitter end, against our mortal enemies. Show More Summary

The Poverty of the Church and the Beauty of the Liturgy

Dino Marcantonio, the president of the Catholic Artists Society, has alerted me to the available audio of a recent talk given by Fr. John Saward (Oxford) that will be of interest to readers. "The Poverty of the Church and the BeautyShow More Summary

Link between Solomon's Temple & Catholic Churches - Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference Take 2

Carl Bunderson has published another excellent article, summarizing a number of sessions at the recently-concluded conference of the Society for Catholic Liturgy in Colorado Springs, which was held from October 2-4. To follow this and other news of the Society for Catholic Liturgy, subscribe to their Facebook page, or follow them on Twitter. Show More Summary

Fr John Saward to Speak in NYC this Saturday

A reminder that this year’s Art of the Beautiful series opens this Saturday, October 11th at the Catholic Center at NYU. Rev. John Saward (Oxford University) will discuss The Poverty of the Church and the Beauty of the Liturgy. Fr John...Show More Summary

Photopost: Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference in Colorado Springs

The Society for Catholic Liturgy has just concluded one of its best-attended conferences. It was held Oct. 2-4 at St. Mary's Cathedral in downtown Colorado Springs. The SCL's next conference in October 2015 will be held in New York. More information is forthcoming. Show More Summary

SCL Conference - Last Chance to Sign Up!

This year's Society for Catholic Liturgy conference in Colorado Springs Oct. 2-4 promises to be excellent! There is a fantastic line-up of speakers, papers, and workshop presenters, combined with a conference Mass in the usus antiquior. I hope you'll be able to join us for what is always a camaraderie-filled and enjoyable event. Find out more and register here.

A Byzantine Subdiaconal Ordination in Bratislava

On Sunday, September 14, His Excellency Peter Rusnák, Bishop of Bratislava in Slovakia, celebrated a hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Catholic Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Cross for the titular feast, and conferred the tonsure and the orders of Acolyte, Lector and Subdeacon on Dr Andrej Skoviera. Show More Summary

New Facebook Page for the Society for Catholic Liturgy

Check out and "like" the Society's new Facebook page. There you'll find updates on the upcoming conference in Colorado Springs and other events, as well as information about the latest issues of Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal.

Society for Catholic Liturgy Conference - Oct 2-4 in Colorado Springs

I'm delighted to share with readers the announcement of the program for the upcoming annual conference of the Society for Catholic Liturgy. This year's conference presents a thought-provoking track of papers, as well as a newly-revitalized...Show More Summary

The Lumen Christi Simple Gradual as a Component of a Parish Music Program

Today there is a veritable flood of outstanding sacred music publications. And they are coming not a moment too soon, as we see the desire for authentic Catholic liturgy growing, opportunities for learning multiplying, and a generational shift under way. Show More Summary

Fota VII Liturgy Conference 2014: Second Report

This concludes the series of reports on the Fota VII liturgical conference recently held in Cork, Ireland by the St. Colman Society for Catholic Liturgy. The first report may be read here. For links to some videos of the liturgical celebrations, and the fine music provided by the Lassus Scholars at these events, click here. Show More Summary

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