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Salve Regina

Composed by medieval German polymath Hermann the Cripple and performed by French early music group Ensemble Organum

Salve, Regina, mater misericordiae:
Vita, dulcedo, et spes nostra, salve.

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The Beautiful Mystery--Louise Penny

Starting in the middle of a detective series is always difficult.  A dear friend recommended this Inspector Ganache novel because its setting in a remote Gilbertine monastery and the key role played by Gregorian chant are right up my alley.   226 more words

The Liturgy Wars: Some Good News

It doesn’t happen very often, but when it does, we need to PARTY!

Yeah, go do that.  Because the Most Reverend John F. Doerfler, STD, JCL, Bishop of Marquette… 597 more words


These are a few of my favourite things

When I’m down, I like to think/do things that give me comfort/pleasure. Doing these things don’t help with my low mood but they do give me small measures of joy that I cling to until my mood ‘normalizes again. 71 more words


I've been published

Actually I have been for a while, but I thought I’d throw the details up here.

My how to ebook on introducing Gregorian Chant in Catholic parishes can be found here – … 99 more words

Sacred Music

For the Love of God and Music, Monks Suffer Notoriety

They say they didn’t move all the way from the United States to an obscure town in Italy just to end up as the latest media sensation. 258 more words

Arts / Entertainment

Evening Hymn: Various Chants

Good evening, everyone. After my rant this afternoon, I have been emotionally drained. For fear of annoying people, I have tried to limit how much I have been posting — to about 1-2 times per day, and only when I have something to share. 99 more words