Posts Tagged sacred music

Bulletin Letter – 8/4/19

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ On July 24th, I participated as a panelist in a sacred music workshop for pastors and directors of music at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary – The Athenaeum Of Ohio, in Cincinnati. The seminar was entitled “Singing the Mass”. This all came about as

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Bulletin Letter March 6

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Here is another excerpt from Bishop Olmsted’s teaching on music in the Mass. (See his whole presentation at http://www.adoremus.org/0512SingingtheMass.html). This time he offers a short history of music, so that we can get a glimpse of where our music in the Mass started. It

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Bulletin Letter February 28

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Here is another excerpt from Bishop Olmsted’s excellent series on sacred music in the liturgy. (Check out the entire series at: http://diocesephoenix.org/bishop-olmsted-columns) Here he notes the difference between “sacred music”, which is the music written to support all the proper prayer, antiphons and other

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Bulletin Letter February 21

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, In 2011 Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Pheonix wrote a series of four articles for his Diocese, explaining sacred music. (Check out the entire series at: http://diocesephoenix.org/bishop-olmsted-columns). It is an excellent series. Until my seminary days, I had never had any teaching on music in

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