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Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone celebrates vespers at St. Sebastian on Jan. 5, 2014.

San Francisco project to promote beauty in music, liturgy

Feb 9, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A recently launched initiative in San Francisco will educate Church musicians about sacred music and train lay ministers for their... Read more

Chart-topping Benedictine nuns to release album for Lent

Feb 5, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles – an order of contemplative nuns who live in a cloister yet repeatedly... Read more

Composer Martin Palmeri during an interview with CNA at the opening concert for the International Festival of Sacred Music and Art on Oct. 29 2013.

Musician blends Tango, classic styles in Mass composition

Nov 5, 2013

By Elise Harris

At a festival in Rome, an Argentinian composer noted the need for sacred music in modern society and spoke of... Read more

Bishop Alexander K. Sample of Marquette. File: Photo/CNA.

Bishop finds sacred music essential for liturgy

Feb 14, 2013

Sacred music is “integral” to the Catholic Church's liturgy, Bishop Alexander K. Sample said in a Feb. 13 pastoral letter... Read more