Christ is born! Glorify Him!

I just wanted to extend an extra "Thank you" to everyone who took part in Advent Vespers this past season.  It has been wonderful preparing for the joy of Christmas with all of you! There is a good possibility we will be able to offer Vespers during Lent at both locations, so keep an eye... Continue Reading →

Just a fun find

I came across this article on New Liturgical Movement about the O antiphons... ...the article presents some additional information regarding how the O antiphons were incorporated in prayer during the medieval times. What I found particularly interesting was that in the monastery, they would assign individuals to intone the antiphon for that day based... Continue Reading →

3rd Sunday of Advent and O Antiphons

Hey everyone! Here is the schedule for this week: Gaudete Sunday (16th) at St. Monica's - 6:30 prep class, followed by 7:30 Vespers Monday (17th) through Sunday (23rd) at St. Blaise - starting at 7:30 each evening, we will have a brief reflection on the Old Testament title for the Messiah presented in the O... Continue Reading →

Great Job!

Hi everyone! We just completed our first evenings at St. Monica's and St. Blaise with many returning and new participants.  The first week is always a bit rusty (especially for me), but everything will become more comfortable as we go along.  In Week II, I will explain a bit more about how to understand square... Continue Reading →

Getting ready…

Hey everyone! I'm excited we will be offering more opportunities to chant Vespers this season.  We will be at St. Monica's on Sundays (Dec 2, 9, 16), and at St. Blaise on Wednesdays (Dec 5, 12) and for the O Antiphon days (Dec 17-23).  Visit the About page for the Church addresses.   A preparation... Continue Reading →

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