Chant camp at St. Patrick Seminary, July 23-25

Students from past camp By Roseanne T. Sullivan A summer youth camp “with a sacred difference”— sponsored by Mater Ecclesiae Academy — will be held July 23-25 at St. Patrick’s Seminary, in Menlo Park. Campers six to sixteen

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Heroic and subversive Rene Girard honored at USF

  By Roseanne T. Sullivan California Catholic Daily exclusive On Sunday January 27, the Benedict XVI Institute of Sacred Music and Divine Worship collaborated with St. Ignatius Church at the University of San Francisco to put on “René Girard and

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Triumphant premiere for “Mass of the Americas”

It seems that Catholicism reached its liturgical heights in the late 18th century; we ceased to be relevant to wider society when the last Habsburg went into exile. But what if Catholicism could be normal again? That’s the vision Archbishop Salvatore

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Mass of the Americas to premiere at San Francisco cathedral

The Mass of the Americas, a newly-commissioned Mass composed by Frank La Rocca, will premiere Saturday for the feast of the Immaculate Conception at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in San Francisco. “The Mass of the Americas

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“We want to learn how to teach children so they can sing beautifully”

Parish music directors, teachers, priests, and religious sisters gathered near San Francisco last week for a workshop helping them learn how to teach children and teens how to sing Gregorian chant. The Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship held

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2019-01-07T09:43:41-07:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , |1 Comment