Daily Archives: 8 November 2021

Marvelous piece about the Benedictine nuns at Gower Abbey and their new chant recording

The wonderful Benedictine nuns of Gower Abbey in Missouri, who were the victims of  drive by shootings a while ago, who are award winning recording artists, have a new disc of sacred music coming out in honor of Christ the … Read More

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Help the Benedictines of Norcia build their monastery!

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8 Nov: Four Holy Crowned Martyrs. An object lesson about fooling around with demonic idols (aka Pachamama)

Today is the Feast of the Four Holy Crowned Martyrs.  They were sculptors in ancient Rome who refused to carve pagan demon idols.  Hence, they were killed by the Emperor Diocletian. Their remains are in the Roman church of St. … Read More

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Two fascinating posts about liturgy, inculturation, papal ceremony. Wherein Fr. Z rants with the help of the Blessed Apostle Paul.

I direct the readership’s attention to two brilliant posts by Shawn Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal. The first presents music from the 19th c. for the Requiem Mass – appropriate for November – in the Mohawk and Algonquin language.   Jesuit … Read More

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