- Jan 18, 2020
With the start of the new year, a seasoned Philadelphia musician is taking on a new challenge as director of the Philadelphia Catholic Gospel Mass Choir.
The Benedictine monks of Weston Priory never intended for their music to travel beyond the wooded confines of their monastery. Then some friends approached the brothers about using the music in their parishes.
This year, Jefferson City Bishop W. Shawn McKnight appointed Father Jeremy Secrist to serve as the bishop’s delegate for care and promotion of pipe organs.
Liturgical musicians have the unique calling to interpret God’s will and love through song and praise, Pope Francis said.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando completed its pipe organ project and is preparing the grand unveiling this winter.
Great Catholic Music, a free audio web streaming service, will honor “the music legacy” of the St. Louis Jesuits a week ahead of the group reuniting for a final performance Sept. 29.