Category: Chant

“CANTATE DOMINO CANTICUM NOVUM”

A Statement on the Current Situation of Sacred Music We, the undersigned—musicians, pastors, teachers, scholars, and lovers of sacred music—humbly offer this statement to the...

Père Garrigou–Lagrange on Psalmody

Contemplative Chant What should the contemplative chant be? This chant is distinguished precisely by the spirit of prayer, or at least by the aspiration which...

Blessed Paul VI: Sacrificium Laudis

Forty–nine years ago, on 15 August 1966, Pope Paul VI addressed a heartfelt and compelling Apostolic Letter, to religious Orders obliged to the choral recitation...

Life at Silverstream Priory

Help from Good Neighbours God has blessed us with wonderful neighbours here in Stamullen. Just today, Colin Whelan and his son Sean were here to...

Time for another “Tra le sollecitudini”

The Primacy of Gregorian Chant The Holy Father’s Letter to the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music (13-5-11) has prompted me to share with the readers...