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Contemporary Catholic liturgical music composer David Haas (“We are Called,” “You are Mine,” “Blest are They”)  will lead a retreat-workshop filled with music and reflection entitled “That You Might Have Life: 12 Spiritual Steps for the Call to Holiness.” Space is limited—please register by February 15. Includes lunch.  Remember to come for Friday’s

Staff Report The Cincinnati chapter of the National Pastoral Musicians Association (NPM Cincinnati) hosted three choral festivals in recent months, one in Lent and two in the Easter Season. A photo gallery of the performances appears at the bottom of this story.

By Mary Bertolini For The Catholic Telegraph  The Catholic Church’s door swings both ways for Catholic Hispanics in the United States, just as it does for all other cultures.  Many come in, but there are also those who leave. Sixty-seven percent of Latino adults identified themselves as Catholic in 2010,

Laudate
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph DAYTON — Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has often quoted Pope St. John Paul II who said “‘We do not talk about young people as the church of the future, they are important to us today.” Recognizing this, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has long-sponsored Laudate.

Catholic Music
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Aside from the pastor, the parish music director can be the most public face of a parish. At nearly every Mass, wedding or funeral, he or she is there. The largest national organization for Catholic musicians, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM), will

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Alice and Steve Barnes, a husband and wife duo, are music director and organist, respectively, at Holy Trinity church in Norwood. 

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Psalm 98:6 proclaims, “With trumpets and the sound of the horn shout joyfully before the King, the Lord.” If a program at St. Ignatius Catholic School in Monfort Heights reaches its goal, an entire fourth grade class will be able to follow that command.

By Christina M. Gray Catholic News Service GREENBRAE, Calif. — Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco said the purpose of a new liturgical institute he created is to “reclaim the sense of the sacred” in liturgical expression at the parish level.

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — It’s not exactly the Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones, but just as those two bands shook up the pop charts nearly a half-century ago, two convents’ CDs are vying for a spot atop the Billboard classical music charts.

St. Ursula Academy Students pen song honoring Boston, other tragedies
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph WALNUT HILLS — The problem with today’s generation is… That line starts off a lot of conversation around office water coolers, and to be fair, no generation is perfect. While today’s high school students may have their share of flaws, many are more concerned