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Michael Dailey, the Music Director at Christ the King Church, has won first prize in the Strader Organ Scholarship Competition at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Dailey will begin a Master’s degree program in organ performance in August. In addition to receiving full tuition, the scholarship comes with …

SIDNEY, OH | May 10, 2022 – The Lehman Catholic Limelighters and Concert Band participated in the Music In the Parks Festival at Kings Island on Saturday, May 7. Lehman Catholic, along with numerous other schools, took center stage to showcase their gifts and talents. The LCHS Limelighters received a …

by Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 23, 2022 / 14:16 pm Standing in front of the altar and framed by a shimmering backdrop, Father Terrence M. Keehan did an unusual thing at the end of Sunday Mass on Feb. 13. The 65-year-old pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 11, 2022 / 14:28 pm A photo showing Pope Francis exiting a record store gained traction on social media Tuesday as people asked the question: What did the pontiff purchase? Javier Martínez-Brocal, director of international news agency Rome Reports, tweeted the black-and-white photo …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Dec 21, 2021 / 15:00 pm Recently, we at CNA conducted a (very unscientific, but nonetheless illuminating) poll of our readers to get a sense of your favorite Christmas carols. And, thanks to the nearly 1,000 of you who voted, the results are in! If …

by Carl Bunderson Kansas City, Mo., Dec 3, 2021 / 15:06 pm After the harrowing experience of shootings at their abbey in rural Missouri, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles resolved to record an album for Christ the King in thanksgiving for His protection and governance. “We were talking …

Music is a language like no other. Whether you speak English, Spanish, or another of the thousands of languages, music is a language that can speak to everyone. As Greg Pierson, a parishioner and Minister of Music at Mother of Christ Church in Winton Hills said, “It’s the language that …

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, …