Singing the Mass — Part One a three-part series by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted St. Augustine recounts in his autobiography “Confessions” an experience he had during the singing of the Mass: “How I wept, deeply moved by your hymns, songs, and the voices that echoed...
Singing the Mass — Part Two a three-part series by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted In the first part of this series on sacred music, I described the meaning of sacred music, the music of the Church’s sacred liturgy, as distinct from “religious music.” In this second...
Singing the Mass — Part Three a three-part series by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted In the first part of this series on sacred music, I described the meaning of sacred music, and the difference between the music of the Church’s sacred liturgy and “religious music” (Dec. 15,...
ChantWorks presents Fear Not. Host Linda Hoffman speaks with Kathleen Carr, founder of the Catholic Art Institute.
ChantWorks presents Fear Not. Host Linda Hoffman speaks with Thomas Quackenbush, Graham Crawly, Georgio Navarini and Joe Daly, members of Floriani.
Ascension is the ascent of Jesus Christ into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection (Easter being reckoned as the first day). The Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, also called Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, or sometimes Holy Thursday, commemorates the bodily Ascension of Jesus into Heaven. It is one of the ecumenical feasts, ranking with the feasts of the Passion and Pentecost.
Parishes thrive or stumble toward closure for reasons that are obvious and straightforward, provided we’re willing to see what’s right in front of us. No more excuses!
This column is in response to the article written by Fr. Robert McTeigue, titled “What Many Priests No Longer Believe”, published March 29, 2023 on Homiletic & Pastoral Review (hprweb.com) and reposted here on ChantWorks.com.
ChantWorks presents Fear Not. Host Linda Hoffman speaks with Kerry McCarthy, Singer, scholar, author.
Lex orandi, lex credendi, lex vivendi. Loosely translated: “The norm of prayer governs the norm of belief; the norm of belief governs the norm of living.” Many priests nowadays (including myself) are asking, “What if there’s deficient lex in the orandi? Won’t that diminish the credendi and vivendi?”