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Jeffrey A. Mirus
We live in an age of diversity, say the arbiters of the cultural zeitgeist. Many Catholics are only too familiar with the concept, so much so...
Anthony Esolen
Poetic language shakes us out of the everyday, so we see familiar things in new and surprising ways. In the same manner, vocal prayer should...
Fr. William Dillard
Since Vatican II gallons of ink have been spilled in the “liturgy wars.” Considering the disregard for the Council’s instructions on the Mass,...
Joanna Bogle
Do pomp and pageantry challenge would-be converts? A reverent Mass celebrated with full solemnity is never a bad thing: It may touch hearts in...
Anthony Esolen
Part One of our series on liturgical music looked at why contemporary Church music is unsingable. As it turns out, strained melodies are just...
Anthony Esolen
Many Catholics complain that the music at their local parish is deplorable.Are they just cranks with antiquarian and high-brow taste? No.There...
Jimmy Akin
In the wake of the Second Vatican Council, the emphasis in translation was on making the Mass accessible to the broadest possible audience....