Tag Archives: Benedictines

Midday Beauty Break for the Feast of the Transfiguration

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! I often listen to the hours sung by the monks at Le Barroux. Today for Sext the melody of the usual text of the hymn Rector potens verax Deus was strikingly beautiful. Here it … Continue reading

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Of Beer, Norcia, Monks, Boars, Cheese, Truffles and the City of God

For your Just Too Cool file, the great Benedictines monks in Norcia, Italy (the place where it is said St. Benedict was born) are making BEER! Birra Nursia! I often go to their website to listen to the office chanted. … Continue reading

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iPhone app for Le Barroux

I sometimes listen the podcasts of the Benedictine monks at Norcia, in Italy.  They record and post on demand recordings of their hours and Mass.  Alas, they tend to go flat, a problem many groups have when singing psalms and … Continue reading

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What vocations crisis?

For your Brick by Brick file… I wrote in the past about the wonder CD of Gregorian chant by the Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation. I wrote about the DVD, Watchmen of the Night, the monks at … Continue reading

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Pre-order Gregorian Chant CD by Benedictines of Barroux

A while back I posted about the Benedictine nuns who signed a recording contract.  Read that here. If you are a user of amazon.co.uk (the UK store for Amazon) you can pre-order their Gregorian chant CD. Click here. I am … Continue reading

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