Sacred Music

Lamentations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WE2Unqc7FEQ Victoria's "Lamentations for Holy Saturday: Lamentation I" by The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips  ...

Sacred Music 101

Saint Cecilia and the Angel, Jacques Blanchard. Spreading the word on the art of the proper celebration of liturgy, the ars celebrandi, is one of the princi...

Olé…Oh no!

Making the rounds online is a short video of Don Pepe, an elderly Spanish priest who dances Flamenco in his church with an elderly female partner. Predictably, the media narrative accompanying the story is all about how the dancing priest schtick is bringing people back to church. Now, I'm not in Spain, so I could just be speaking for myself, but an elderly man dancing a few feet away will send me running in the opposite direction. Apparently, the older women of the parish feel differently.