In the spotlight: Pope’s record collection, “blessing of the waters” and “friar truck” Bible reading
Photos of the Week: Jan. 17, 2022
Devotion to St. Joseph inspires singer to pen song for Jesus’ foster father
The San Diego-based musician, who last year marked 30 years in music ministry, has written and recorded “Song of St. Joseph.”
Musicologist hopes to reconstruct 12-century organ from Bethlehem church
Frozen in time, like a “musical Pompeii,” the 221 remaining original organ pipes from the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem may fill a gap of knowledge of more than three centuries in the history of the organ and its cultural context, medieval church culture, music and technology.
Aquinas in Appalachia: Bluegrass-picking priest explains genre’s appeal
“I play this guitar most days in my office looking out at the Roman Forum that’s 2,700 years-old,” said U.S.-born, Dominican Father Thomas Joseph White.
Congregational singing to be allowed in limited capacity beginning Palm Sunday
In his letter to pastors, Bishop Kettler also addressed a change in protocols for adoration chapels, and he included a reminder about the importance of wearing masks.
Choirs can return to ministry at Mass beginning Feb. 21
Choirs and vocal ensembles can return to ministry at Mass beginning on the First Sunday of Lent, Feb. 21, Bishop Donald Kettler said in a letter to priests of the diocese Feb. 11.
‘Praise in the Parking Lot Tour’ set for three Sunday afternoons
The “Praise in the Parking Lot Tour” will feature praise and worship music in the St. Cloud Diocese on three Sundays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Recording artist Dana headlines Lenten program on Great Catholic Music
Great Catholic Music, a free Catholic music platform with over 16,000 downloads, is partnering with Irish Catholic recording artist Dana this Lent to bring listeners the hourlong program “The Stations of the Cross,” airing every Friday of the penitential season.