Tag Archives: Sacred Music

The Secret to Beautiful Liturgy: Leave it to the Kids!

This morning I attended a simple daily Mass along with 60 students in grades 6-12. Let’s see, that places them somewhere between the ages of 11 and 18. So given that there were only 70 people in the church – … Continue reading

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Sacred Music is not like Frosting on a Cake!

Help! Somebody call Pope Francis! I can’t find the official Latin edition of the principal text for understanding the role of Sacred Music in the Liturgy. You ask, “what is the fundamental text about the role of Sacred Music in the … Continue reading

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The Lyceum Schola Cantorum On The March!

The Lyceum just returned from its annual pilgrimage to Washington D.C. to join with more than 500,000 other zealous people braving single digits to peacefully protest the Nation’s continued tolerance of abortion. Tuesday January 21, 4:30 AM students and faculty board … Continue reading

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The “Four Hymn Mass” Is Not The Church’s Vision.

Well… we have been discussing sacred music and its role in the liturgy, and it might occur to someone to ask “What does all this have to do with Catholic Classical Education?” and “Why are we spending so much time … Continue reading

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Sacred Music and The Catholic School II

115. Great importance is to be attached to the teaching and practice of music in seminaries, in the novitiates and houses of study of religious of both sexes, and also in other Catholic institutions and schools. To impart this instruction, teachers … Continue reading

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Sacred Music and Catholic Classical Education

There is no doubt about it. Every  Catholic School ought to provide an enormous focus on singing Sacred Music. By providing an enormous focus on singing Sacred Music I mean: 1. Every student ought to be required to sing– even students with … Continue reading

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