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Father Clarence J. Rivers was the first Black priest ordained in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. He is a nationally known figure in Catholic music and liturgy and was an iconic figure for the Black Catholic community throughout the country. Father Rivers died in 2004, but his influence is still perceptible

During this time of pandemic, it has been very important to me to persevere in my work as a sacred musician. Not only do our liturgies still need music, but it seems to me that during this time, in which much of our focus has been on bodily survival, the

Vatican City, Feb 4, 2021 / 06:05 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis praised musicians on Thursday for showing “new creativity” despite severe restrictions imposed on their work by the coronavirus pandemic. In a Feb. 4 video message to participants in an online conference organized by the Pontifical Council for Culture,

The Carroll High School Symphonic Band and Chamber Strings performs Trans-Siberian Orchestra “A Christmas Eve/Sarajevo.”

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Dec 4, 2020 / 08:30 am MT (CNA).- Notre-Dame Cathedral choir will return to the damaged cathedral on Christmas Eve to perform a concert that will be broadcast live from Paris. A year and a half after a fire burned through the spire and roof

Holy Trinity Church and School (now the 5th Street I-75 South Exit ramp) was my parish, my place of solace. Why?  Because of the missionary zeal of St. Katharine Drexel’s Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; St. Daniel Comboni’s Missionaries; our parents and the seemingly ever present ethnically-diverse lay evangelists who

Solemn Vespers, Sunday, November 8 at 7 pm, will be the second performance of our 2020-2021 Music & Liturgy at the Athenaeum. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the concert will be available to the public online only. Members of the Mount St. Mary’s Latin Schola will perform music in

CNA Staff, Oct 2, 2020 / 12:00 am MT (CNA).- Famed Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli will release an album based upon the virtues of faith, hope, and charity, after the singer drew praise from many Catholics for an Easter Sunday concert livestreamed from Santa Maria Nascente Cathedral in Milan

by John Stegeman As a young boy, Anthony DiCello would sit outside school listening to his brother’s choir practice. When he got home, he’d recreate what he heard on a toy piano. That was the genesis of a profound career in liturgical music that spanned 26 years and officially came

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