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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....
Karl Keating
You might know a priest like the one I have in mind: is reverent during Mass, gives competent homilies, and is faithful to the rubrics—but with...
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....