CNA Staff, Jul 28, 2020 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has praised the “glorious music” of Johann Sebastian Bach in a message to a festival in Germany. In a statement released July 27 by the organizers of the 2021 Bach Festival in Leipzig, Benedict XVI noted
Enjoy the St. Xavier Virtual Choir performance by Ensemble X of O Magnum Mysterium by Evan Ramos St. Xavier Virtual Choir Part 1- Ensemble X from St. Xavier on Vimeo.
by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2020 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- Catholic singer-songwriter Marie Miller said she was not prepared for a global pandemic to coincide with the release of her new folk album. As the calendar turned to March, Miller was ramping up for her album release at
Anthony DiCello has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2020, as director of music at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. DiCello has served the archdiocese for nearly 40 years. Since 1994, DiCello has been the director of music at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. Since
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the solemn celebration of belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. It is universally celebrated on December 8, nine months before the feast of the Nativity of Mary, which is celebrated on September 8. The Immaculate Conception is one of the
By John Stegeman As children and adults watch the closing moments of the 93rd Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, they’ll see a 30-foot tall Christmas tree full of happy, singing faces from all over the U.S. Among the singers will be McNicholas High School graduate and Guardian Angels parishioner Kayla Woods.
Composer and pianist Eric Genuis played hope and grace into existence before a crowd of more than 50 inmates at Lebanon Correctional Institution on Oct. 23.
Are you interested in singing the great works of the Church in a beautiful space? Consider joining the Athenaeum Chorale, a liturgical choral group that sings in the Seminary Chapel of St. Gregory the Great at the Athenaeum of Ohio. The Chorale season includes two Solemn Vespers liturgies, a beloved
By Gail Finke Thousands of parish musicians from around the world will be in Cincinnati this July, so don’t be surprised to hear singing in the streets. The National Pastoral Musicians (NPM) Convention will run from July 10-14 at the Cincinnati Convention Center, but is only part of the joyful
The Athenaeum Chorale is holding auditions for the Spring 2017 . All singers over 18 years of age are welcome to audition. Spots for all voice parts are available. The Chorale sings for approximately eight liturgical events per year, most of which occur in the Athenaeum’s Chapel of St. Gregory