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Carissimi: Today's Mass; Feast of the Dedication of St Michael the Archangel

Feast of the Dedication of Saint Michael the Archangel: Missa “Benedicite Dominum

This is the original feast of the leader of the Heavenly armies, Saint Michael. 1,259 more words


The Grief and Joy in "Alleluia"

One of my favorite pieces from our upcoming Summer 2016 concert (“I Believe in the Sun”) is the very famous, “Alleluia” by Randall Thompson. Alleluia is normally an exclamation of elation and praise. 813 more words


Listen: Eric Whitacre

When does a contemporary composer of choral music get treated like a rock star? When he’s Eric Whitacre. It doesn’t hurt that he looks like a rock star, I’m sure. 606 more words


Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Michaelmas Ember Friday

Michaelmas Ember Friday; Commemoration of Pope Saint Linus, Martyr and Saint Thecla, Virgin & Martyr: Missa “Lætétur cor

Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 14 September, 1 are known as “Michaelmas Embertide,” and they come near the beginning of Autumn (September, October, November). 1,620 more words


Until we meet again, Ted Hickman

Only 17 short days ago they gathered to bid me farewell. My colleagues and friends from the community of nongovernmental organizations at the United Nations; my friends and colleagues from the Presbytery of New York City. 390 more words


REVIEW - Alleluia (2014)

Fabrice Du Welz is a filmmaker that I keep tabs on because his film, Calvaire (aka: The Ordeal) made such an indelible impression on me. It wasn’t that the Belgian film was perfect, or particularly groundbreaking,. 639 more words


Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Feria in the Octave of the Dormition of the Mother of God

The Dormition : Missa “Gaudeámus omnes

INTROIT Psalm 44: 13, 15-16

Let all rejoice in the Lord, celebrating a festival day in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, for whose Assumption the Angels rejoice and give praise to the Son of God (Ps. 743 more words