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A parish’s immersion in Gregorian chant – YES, it can be done.

It can be done. All we have to do is try.

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Sacrosanctum Concilium says:
116. Ecclesia cantum gregorianum agnoscit ut liturgiae romanae proprium: qui ideo in actionibus liturgicis, ceteris paribus, principem locum obtineat.
The Church recognizes Gregorian chant as a … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2017 13: From this mystery, sacred song is born

Another in my series of short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord.
Here is ADVENTCAzT 13, for Friday 2nd Week of Advent.
Fulton Sheen talks about the … Continue reading

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VIDEO: FSSP Gregorian Chant disc. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

There is a video about the new Gregorian chant disc released not long ago by the FSSP, with chants for the Requiem Mass.

“Gregorian Chant has found a new audience.”, the voice over says towards the end of the video.
ROFL!
It seems … Continue reading

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VIDEO: FSSP – Requiem recording project

For your Just Too Cool file.

And now … available for PRE-ORDER at a reduced price.  Release date: 12 May 2017
US HERE – UK HERE

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Gregorian chant CD from the Benedictine Abbey of Fontgombault

I’ve have visited the Benedictine Abbey of Fontgombault a couple times, though not for many years.   Clear Creek in these USA is a daughter house of Fontgombault.
The Monastic Choir of the Abbey Notre Dame de Fontgombault have issued a … Continue reading

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250 kneeling students sing Gregorian chant for ‘ad orientem’ Mass in motel bar

By now we have all heard about the March For Life pilgrims in the snow, the buses in the snow, the Masses in the snow, etc.
Here is an interesting article at Catholic Pop:
Stranded Pro-Life Group Holds Sung Ad Orientem High Mass … Continue reading

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New Chant CD from the outstanding Benedictine Monks of Norcia! (And a note about a pilgrimage.)

Here is some great news.  The wonderful Benedictine Monks in Norcia, Italy (they make the best beer you may ever have), are releasing a new Gregorian Chant CD on 2 June.  It is available for pre-sale now.
Click HERE
It is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Great news!

I received some great news today. The Benedictine monks in Norcia, Italy have finished recording some 30 tracks for a forthcoming music CD of Gregorian Chant.
The target time for release is early June 2015.
I will post links as soon … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Online Gregorian Chant course!

My good friend Fr. Eduard Perrone of mighty Assumption Grotto, that liturgical oasis in troubled Detroit, is a fine musician.  He is putting his extensive training and experience to work with social media.
Here is the first installment of a video … Continue reading

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A 5-year old shows us how it’s done

For those snobby dopes out there who think Joe and Mary Bagofdoughnuts in the pews are too stoopid to handle Latin or that hearing some chant is toooo haaaard.
Here is a 5 year old singing the common Christian table prayer … Continue reading

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