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It is way past time that someone other than Thomas Day pointed out that almost all of the "pop" liturgical music composed since 1960 (including...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
In July 2007, Pope Benedict XVI made one of the Church’s treasures—a liturgical form observed by Roman Catholics for centuries—available to...
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...
Cherie Peacock
The conversion of French writer Paul Claudel was sudden and profound. On a Christmas Eve when he was 18 years old, he attended Vespers at Notre...
I am a new subscriber to This Rock, and I’ve found it to be very interesting reading. I would like to add a comment to Peggy Frye’s excellent...
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...
Jim Blackburn
As a volunteer in my kids’ confirmation class, I was disappointed to discover recently that one of the class’s textbooks included in its...
Joanna Bogle
In 1992 the Church of England voted to allow the ordination of women. The resultant furor prompted many to cross the Tiber to Catholicism....