Monday, July 28, 2014
Conforming Our Secular Selves to Sacred Signs
In the movie Into Great Silence there is a great moment when a group of monks are talking and o...
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The Ordinariate: A Gift to be Shared from Benedict XVI - An Upcoming Talk in Portland, Oregon
On August 5th, at 7:30 PM, Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon, 375 NE Clackamas St., (known to many for its use of the Dominican Rite f...
Advance notice for Solemn Mass (EF), Feast of the Assumption
Readers in Rhode Island and the surrounding area may want to mark their calendars now. Solemn Mass ...
St John XXIII Asks the Faithful Not to Applaud in Church
translation of the Italian: The fourth Sunday of Lent, John XXIII was once again among the crowd, at Ostia. ( about 15 miles to the so...
Friday, July 25, 2014
The Oratorians of Port Antonio in the Diocese of Kingston, Jamaica
Here is a small piece of news for any who were following the story of the Oratory in Formation in St Anthony's Parish in Port Antonio i...
The Church and World War I - “Echoes of the Great War” by Catholic News Service
As I watched this excellent documentary from Catholic News Service , I was reminded particularly by the second half (from 9:00, discussi...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
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 no...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Forgotten Art of Gerhard Lamers
We have encountered Gerhard Lamers' (1871-1964) work here before in relation to William Heyer...
Urgent Appeal -- August 1st Day of Prayer, Adoration, and Solidarity for Persecuted Christians
Friday, August 1, 2014 is the day chosen by the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter (FSSP) for a w...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
“Apostle of the Apostles” - Liturgical Notes on the Feast of St Mary Magdalene
In the Missal of St Pius V, the Creed is said on every Sunday, and several categories of feasts: al...
New Large Scale Commission Completed by Henry Wingate
Artist Henry Wingate has just completed a large-scale commission for St Mary's in Piscataway in southern Maryland. Based in rural...
Monday, July 21, 2014
Prayer Vigil for the Church in Iraq, Monday 28 July, St Thomas, Apostle, Washington DC
On Monday 28 July at St Thomas, Apostle, Washington DC, there will be a Prayer Vigil to pray for our beloved brothers and sisters who are be...
The Art of the Book in the Third Millennium: Heiligenkreuz Choir Books
Last May while visiting a dear friend, Pater Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist., a monk of the Abbey of Heili...
The Feast of Saint Praxedes
Saint Praxedes, by Johannes Vermeer, ca. 1655 (The attribution to Vermeer has often been disputed....
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