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About marklangley

Presently, the founding Headmaster of Our Lady of Walsingham Academy in Colorado Springs (see www. OLWclassical.org), former headmaster and Academic Dean at The Lyceum (a school he founded in 2003, see theLyceum.org) Mark loves sacred music and Gregorian Chant and singing with his lovely wife, Stephanie, and their children.

Exploring the Catechism of the Council of Trent: Day 2

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Exploring the Catechism of the Council of Trent (in less than a year) Day 1

In today’s episode we discuss the origins and development of the catechism of the Council of Trent and read some of the high praise given to this nearly five century old work by popes, cardinals and saints.

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New Podcast Announcement: Exploring The Catechism of the Council of Trent (in less than a year)

Friends, I have long been interested in exploring The Catechism of The Council of Trent on lionandox. Inspired by the popular Fr. Mike Schmitz and his podcasts The Bible in a Year, and now The Catechism in a Year, it … Continue reading

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Christus Natus Est! Christmas Feasting 2023

After a beautiful (but strenuous) Midnight Mass complete with a sung “Proclamation Nativitatis,” and, of course, all the “propers”, with appropriate motets (Quem Pastores, Psallite Unigenite, Verbum Caro Factum Est , etc. etc.) the handy and easily sung Missa Brevis … Continue reading

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“Today’s Cathedral Coffee Break”

While on a recent summer pilgrimage to St. Louis (the “Rome of the West”) with twenty-five of my students at Our Lady of Walsingham, we were able to visit at least eleven different magnificent churches for which the city is … Continue reading

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Why Does Christ Say “Do Not be Called Teacher”? A Word to Teachers for the New School Year.

Now it is not only clear from this text (Matthew 23:8), but I have had it on authority from multiple sources that the word ‘Rabbi’ means ‘teacher.’ Hence the King James version of this same passage reads, And do not … Continue reading

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Easter Feasting!

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Resurrexit! Easter Brunch 2022

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Today, Sing “Ubi Caritas!”

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Today, Holy Thursday, is the day for singing the ancient chant Ubi Caritas! UBI caritas et amor, Deus ibi est. Congregavit nos in unum Christi amor. Exultemus, et in ipso iucundemur. Timeamus, et amemus Deum…

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Catholic Classical Education: Sing to The Lord a New Song!

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