hymn, church music, chant

Singing The Psalms

It’s been going on two years that I’ve been attempting to lead the responsorial psalm for Sunday Mass here at St. Anne’s.  The individual who used

Read More »

Remembering Thanksgiving

As the American holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded of how important thanksgiving is at every Mass we celebrate. As the Catechism of the

Read More »

Strength in Joy, Strength in Christ

  Having typed  and computerized our Franciscan Rule and Constitutions as a postulant and frequently listened to it read in community, I am quite familiar

Read More »

In-Between Sets of Doors

918 From the very beginning of the Church there were men and women who set out to follow Christ with greater liberty, and to imitate

Read More »

” He Who Sings Prays Twice”

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, in its section on liturgical music, quotes the famous expression of St. Augustine: “He who sings prays twice.” Have

Read More »