Topic: music

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

The Dominican Sisters of Mary in Ann Arbor, Mich., have released a new music album centered on the rosary. These Sisters have such heavenly voices! ... discuss

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC Music Ministry, FT EmployeeCathedral of St. Joseph (Jefferson City, MO)Cathedral of St. Joseph, Jefferson City, MO., a parish of 1,500 families, seeks a Director of Music. Responsibi ... discuss

Contact: Brian Mayes, 615-771-2040 NASHVILLE, Dec. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian music newcomer Brittany Jester is making noise with her debut radio single, "Tell Me" currently impactin ... discuss

I first posted this back on December 16, 2004.  I have no idea where it came from, but a quick Google search found it in several places including this one.Rosie is my only child that still believ ... discuss

This next Saturday is your last chance to celebrate Rorate Masses, but don't forget that these beautiful candlelit Masses are not only for the Extraordinary Form but also can be celebrated in the Ordi ... discuss

I did not go to the theater to watch the first two hobbit movies with the rest of my family for various reasons.  For one thing, whenever the rest of the family goes to the theater at the same time, ... discuss

In the Catholic, Liturgical Music Blogosphere there's been a great deal of attention and amusement over a skit recently shown on the comedy show Saturday Night Live (NBC.) As it happens its satirical ... discuss

My Advent hymn listening is about to wind down as I start listening to Christmas carols on the 4th Sunday of Advent. Since traditional Christmas carols played a part in my conversion I am really looki ... discuss

We went to Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston yesterday for my semi annual checkup. After receiving wonderful news from the surgeon who treated my ocular melanoma, my daughter Gabbi took me ... discuss

from the archives:We hadn't been married very long and we didn't have much money. It was almost Christmas and although we weren't Christians we always gave each other gifts. The pickings would be sl ... discuss

MUSIC TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, PT EmployeeMorris Catholic High School (Denville, NJ)Morris Catholic High School, located in Denville, NJ, seeks a music teacher for the remainder of the 2 ... discuss

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Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun Most of the time, here on my website, I talk, sing, and write about the things I think you’ll find helpful. And yes…I share from ... discuss

Outside my window...via Rob Vaughn on Flickr - Ohio GroupI am thinking...how proud I am of my older son and his on-line debate skills.  He is really taking after me on his love of the online ... discuss

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The year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty (1980) may be remembered as the most critical in my life. I made decisions that would, more than any other, determine its direction forever, and so I c ... discuss

You’ve got to be careful what you share online. Over the weekend Facebook and Twitter were suddenly inundated with links to a new recording of the Christmas hymn “Angels From the Realm ... discuss

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Contact: Brian Mayes, 615-771-2040, brian@nashvillepublicity.com NASHVILLE, Dec. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yancy returns February 10th with "Little Praise Party: Taste and See" -- the fourth ... discuss

Every year during December I have been posting the surprising abolitionist history behind some of our most beloved Christmas hymns. Pro-lifers identify closely with those 150 years ago who fought to ... discuss

14 de diciembre de 2014.- El Cardenal Velasio De Paolis C.S., ordenó sacerdotes a 35 Legionarios de Cristo en una misa en la Basílica de San Juan de Letrán, en Roma. En su homilía el Cardenal di ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananBrought before a House inquisition, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber burbled a recantation of his beliefs about how that triumph of liberalism had been ach ... discuss

This is going to be very quick, as it is almost Saturday.1.  Lisa Hendey interviewed me for my new book, Seven Saints for Seven Virtues, on Friday, December 12.  You can read her interview H ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Dec 12, 2014 / 11:52 am (CNA).- More than 25,000 people – including many young people – attended an outdoor Mass in Los Angeles honoring the feast day of Our Lady of G ... discuss

Dick Wilson knows I don’t read the local newspaper so he recently passed along a copy of a column called Annie’s Mailbox. I don’t know what this usually presents (I think it’s an advice column ... discuss

Contact: Brian Mayes, 615-771-2040, brian@nashvillepublicity.com NASHVILLE, Dec. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yancy returns February 10th with "Little Praise Party: Taste and See" -- the fourth ... discuss

I am generally not partial to images of the Blessed Mother without her visibly holding the Christ Child. This has long struck me as edging toward a sort of Catholic goddess-worship -- Mariolatry, if y ... discuss

Today's feast reminds that regardless of our state of life, our wealth or lack of wealth, our sex, education,  or even our age, we all have the opportunity to be of humble service to God. Juan Di ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Ursuline religious who won The Voice Italy earlier this year, greeted Pope Francis on Wednesday and gave him a copy ... discuss

Sometimes, beauty irritates me. It seems weird. The world is can be an ugly place, and beauty is something humanity is constantly seeking out. It’s one of the things, along with truth and good, tha ... discuss

Audio CD from New Camaldoli Hermitage (Jade Records, 2014)O Day of Resurrection! Liturgy of the Hours for Sunday (Jade Music) is a 27- track recording of the Liturgy of the Hours beautifully chanted b ... discuss

I recently came across this wonderful article on gregorian chant and it's beauty and power in Catholic Exchange. With us being the Chant Café, how couldn't I share it! Gregorian chant inspires a ... discuss

Carrie UnderwoodBaby Underwood’s musical training is starting early.For his Dec. 8 “Tonight Show,” comedian Jimmy Fallon congratulated country star Carrie Underwood on her “little baby on its ... discuss

The HumanLifeMatters profile above says I write about "Christian perspectives on suffering, end of life issues, disability and other issues important to Christian living." So why do I often present is ... discuss

How does one work for excellent music in the parish? One answer is to educate those working for the Church as musicians in the principles of sacred music and liturgy. A few months ago, I announce ... discuss

Are you listening to the sounds of December? The clinking of spoons in hot chocolate mugs, the rustle of cats in the Christmas tree, the tinking of bells on shop doors, familiar carols, and audible s ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week in Advent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“He gives strength to the fainting;for the weak he makes vigor abound.Though young men faint and grow wea ... discuss

I am delighted to be able to announce the locations, speakers (among which are numbered several Chant Cafe contributors and CMAA colloquium speakers), topics, and liturgical plans for Sacra Liturgia U ... discuss

Washington D.C., Dec 10, 2014 / 12:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Beatings. Sleep deprivation. Death by hypothermia. Isolation. A Senate report released Tuesday exposed a dark underbelly of the CIA’s D ... discuss

Baby Underwood’s musical training is starting early. For his Dec. 8 “Tonight Show,” comedian Jimmy Fallon congratulated country star Carrie Underwood on her “little baby on its way.” At Fall ... discuss

It seems everywhere we look and every place we go, there's Christmas music playing, people shopping, commercials filled with laughter and gaiety; sparkling decorations and hearts filled with merriment ... discuss

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Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator When I realize the fullness of the sacrifice Jesus made to be sure I had a way to live forever, my sacrifice in this life is puny in comparison. A ... discuss

Why should godless progressives have all the good music.... ??? Actually, they don't! They may not admit it 'on record,' but these artists are taking some clear shots at Barack-on-the-Spot (and his tw ... discuss

I play in a church band. We play once a month and practice once a week. It is fun for me. This month we are working on Christmas carols.They are older music.The melodies are more complex.The timing is ... discuss

The hyped report of the CIA's interrogation methods after the country was attacked on September 11, 2001, is getting lots of media attention by the Leftists.What the mainstream media are not telling t ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator Do you remember that old rhyming prayer that starts out “now I lay me down to sleep…I pray the Lord my soul to keep”? It’s ... discuss

I haven’t done this in a while, I think, so perhaps a explanation or a reminder is in order. From time to time I like to pick out a song, usually a folk song, and find different interpretations ... discuss

Stumbled over this while looking up something else, and it looked interesting enough, as an escapist read for Mom, to download to my Kindle: The Tin Soldier Intro: THE TOY SHOP The lights shining thro ... discuss

Over the past week or so I’ve been wondering whether our current system of “American Church” actually makes our fundamental task (Make, Mature and Multiply Disciples) more difficult ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Dec 9, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Karachi last month launched Pakistan's first Catholic radio station online, focused on the spirit of the new evangelizati ... discuss

A Christmas Book by Joah Walsh Anglund Skipping Christmas, by John Grisham Madeleine L’Engle, The Twenty Four Days Before Christmas Tasha Tudor’s The Night Before Christmas The Story of Christm ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator When you can see the light of God’s love shining on you, there ain’t no dark. And there ain’t no black hole in your heart… ... discuss

Like every family, we've got our standard Christmas albums that begin rotation around this time of year. Admittedly I put it off at least until the middle of  December but if I don't get Christma ... discuss

It’s rarely a straightforward pro-choice or pro-life anthem. The best songs that take on the subject explore the painful decision. But subtle or direct, be warned. These aren’t songs for your comm ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator There are (and have been) so many men who want to own and rule this world. So many who would be king of the world…king of the universe. None ... discuss

Get out of the snow. Put away those Christmas toys. And head to the land of sun and sacred music!The Winter Chant Intensive from January 5th to the 8th is your perfect way to celebrate the feast of th ... discuss

The abolitionist story behind treasured Christmas hymns, Wk 1 of 4… “Go Tell It on the Mountain” John Wesley Work, Jr., an African-American professor at Fisk University in Nashville ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator Have you ever heard someone say “you Christian created a god because you need a crutch”? I’ve heard that, or something like it, ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Writer-Singer-Illustrator Rocks can’t love. If one of them falls on another, they don’t get into a fight. Trees don’t love. If one of them is uprooted by ... discuss

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by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: So there you are, minding your own business, running a company that provides a much-needed medical service - lab analysis of specimens to help doctors diagnose and t ... discuss

By Sarah Reinhard | I always hesitate to accept review copies of music. I don’t consider myself an expert on music; enjoying a good album or a certain kind of sound just makes me a fan. B ... discuss

Oklahoma City, Okla., Dec 5, 2014 / 09:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Oklahoma City’s Archbishop Paul Coakley has received a Catholic leadership award for his prominent opposition to a satanic black ma ... discuss

Don’t call it a comeback . . . well, I guess you could call it a comeback, seeing as how I haven’t done any version of the Weekly Town Crier for a very long time. So welcome to the Weekly ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: The gap between reality and President Obama’s left-wing ideology was never more vivid than during television coverage of his statement about the grand jury decision in the Michael ... discuss

Kudos to NBC for presenting Peter Pan Live!After last year's The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood, a ratings success, NBC obviously found reason to try another musical production broadcast on ... discuss

I bought myself this bike around my birthday in 2009. Wintertime is a great season in New England to find bicycles on sale. I wrote a review on it back then.I bought another bike a few years afterward ... discuss

Over the past ew months, I’ve thought a lot about various aspects of the way we “do church” in America. Though there are certainly variations on a theme, many if not most American Ev ... discuss

In March 1988, Patrick Henry Hughes was born without eyes and crippled. He was officially diagnosed with bilateral anophthalmia with pterygium syndrome and congenital bilateral hip dysplasia. His pare ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans You’re a Christian in a post-Christian world. Even America is turning her back on you and your faith. You’re ridiculed, mocked, ... discuss

(Arabic: يحيى ابن منصور Yaḥyā ibn Manṣūr; Greek: Ιωάννης Δαμασκήνος/Ioannês Damaskinos; Latin: Iohannes Damascenus or Johannes Damascenus also known as John Damasce ... discuss

ASSISTANT OGANIST AND CHOIRMASTER Music Ministry, FT EmployeeThe Atonement Academy (San Antonio, TX)Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church and The Atonement Academy seeks a qualified individual to ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans It’s my birthday today, and it’s a pretty big one. It’s one of those where you enter a whole new decade and say good-bye t ... discuss

Composer Colin Mawby asks "What is sacred music?" ... discuss

Sigh. Another pox on everyone's house situation and meanwhile it's the day before Thanksgiving, so there must be cleaning and baking more than writing.I took some time yesterday to read through the gr ... discuss

...are more receptive to chant than many adults give them credit for. These are second-graders, folks.St. Theresa Catholic School, Sugar Land, TX.emember the children's choir at my parish mostly sang ... discuss

Elected Silence, sing to me And beat upon my whorlèd ear, Pipe me to pastures still and be The music that I care to hear.Shape nothing, lips; be lovely-dumb:It is the shut, the curfew sent From there ... discuss

The pope is scheduled to attend a Vatican conference on autism.I'm sure my lack of invitation was an oversight. :)Simcha Fisher writes:If you have a family member with autism, or if you are on the spe ... discuss

“One key — probably the most important one — to Charlemagne’s political thought is Augustine’s City of God, which, next to the Bible, was his favorite book. In reflecting on the temporal and ... discuss

Advent is the (roughly) 4 week season before Christmas when Catholic and other Christians commemorate the first coming of Christ and anticipate his second coming.  The first Sunday of Advent  ... discuss

Found these interesting facts at Gateway Pundit in a post titled Holy Gridiron!… Tebow Throws for 316 Yards, Averages 31.6 Yds. Per Pass… And the Broncos-Steelers OT Scored a 31.6 Television Ratin ... discuss

Everywhere you look our culture is telling us....IS SCREAMING AT US....that sex is good and that there is nothing wrong with having sex whenever, wherever, and however we want to. In fact, our culture ... discuss

Making the move I've been going through some issues at work that I won't go into here - what's relevant is that my time is less than it was. I'm happy to be back blogging again, but it's a fact post ... discuss

What sort of criteria do you use in forming a personal library of DVDs?Do you think a library like that is a waste of time, since you only need to see a movie once? Or do you think a personal copy o ... discuss

I've been vocal here about how much I like iTunes. It lead me to my first Mac, after all. And that's all good - I love my Mac, and I'm very fond of the entire iLife suite. I do have a growing gripe ... discuss

Call 911... he’s not breathingMichael Jackson deadPhoto:  Michael Jackson is rushed into hospital in Los Angeles Photo: x17online.comShocking, very sad news just in (25 June 2009 c. 22:58 GMT UK) f ... discuss

Thanks to Sky for great coverage of  Jackson FarewellClick here to hear 'Smile', an inspirational song by the late great Michael Jackson. The song was touchingly sung at his memorial service yesterd ... discuss

+    +    + In the crimson of the morning,In the whiteness of the noon,In the amber glory of the day’s retreat;In the midnight robed in darkness,Or the gleami ... discuss

/> Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 9) Sermon 3-30-14.mp3 TITLE: “Blind to Seeing” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for ... discuss

Westword commentator J. David McSwane wrote a humor piece meant to mock the Personhood movement. I had to throw in my comments, which are below his comments and the link to his article.It's interesti ... discuss

Greetings to everyone in 2010!I've not been posting here on Jordan's View lately and I'm quite frustrated about that. But I can say that one of the reasons behind my lack of posting is very good news ... discuss

It's been a long time since I've posted on my blog. My wife was in the hospital twice last year and it has been a difficult ever since. She's dealing with severe physical and emotional symptoms. To ... discuss

1. It's been a while since I've done this, or much of anything on this blog, really. Maybe participating in Quick Takes will get me used to this again. I've gotten out of that state of mind where thin ... discuss

A long, long, time ago . . . I can still remember how that music used to make me smile . . .Wait, wrong post.A long, long, time ago, I came across this recipe for Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta and Alm ... discuss

Recently voted the fifth best choir in the world in Gramophone magazine's "20 Greatest Choirs", The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge comprises around thirty Choral Scholars and two Organ Scholars, a ... discuss

Tonight is a night of contrast between 1965 and 2008. Peter and Gordon had a string of Top 40 hits from 1964 to 1967. Their first, A World Without Love, was written by Paul McCartney under a pseudony ... discuss

A joyous day today . Today HRH Prince George has become part of the Christian family. One day he will be Supreme Governor of the Church of England. A wonderful message By Justin, Lord Archbishop of ... discuss

I made an appeal last year for Lauren Richardson's life (http://defendlife.blogspot.com/2008/01/pray-for-lauren-richardson-being.html). Well, the Alliance Defense Fund took up her case, and here is t ... discuss

"Said the robin to the sparrow,'I should really like to know,Why these anxious human beings Rush about and worry so.'"Said the sparrow to the robin,'Friend I think that it must be,That they have no He ... discuss

Last semester, I had the great privilege of teaching our high school students some of the reasons reformed folk do what they do during worship.  For this, I used the Great Commission Publication ... discuss

Every book that I have read about critical Biblical scholarship and Biblical theology has been a difficult read until the new book by Enns, The Bible Tells Me So...why defending scripture has made us ... discuss

Here I am at home listening to much of the same Christmas music I enjoy each season, some wonderfully orchestral, some more vocal and even pop.  For instance, I really enjoy Nat King Cole and Fra ... discuss

Here I am at home listening to much of the same Christmas music I enjoy each season, some wonderfully orchestral, some more vocal and even pop.  For instance, I really enjoy Nat King Cole and Fra ... discuss

Francis Xavier, or Francisco do Yasu y Javier, was a Basque. (The Basques are a people from the region of Biscay in northern Spain, whose language is unrelated to any other known language.) He was bor ... discuss

I wanted to do big things. I was the 8-year-old enthralled by missionary stories, the teen excited about “doing hard things.” I dreamed and planned and prepared. God surely had awesome plans for ... discuss

By Michael JohnsMusic has long had a foothold in many national protest movements. For the tea party movement, which is now arguably the largest such movement in American history, a growing number o ... discuss

President Bush's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast on 2 Feb 2006.THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Please be seated. (Applause.) Thanks for the warm welcome. Laura and I are delighted to be here. T ... discuss

Bob Kauflin is in the Philippines leading a music and worship conference. An attendee posted this video of the congregation singing "Not in Me." What a blessing to see brothers and sisters worshiping ... discuss

From the Associated PressA priest friend of mine used the occasion of legendary folk singer, Pete Seeger's, recent passing to tie him to the "100 million victims of the communism he advocated."In resp ... discuss

Appropriate for Trinity Sunday. ... discuss

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure addressable by compromising on political issues ... discuss

Some quick Idaho notes: I’m on board if Congressman Raul Labrador runs for governor. We’ve had a Republican Governor in Idaho for 20 years but you wouldn’t know it looking at the st ... discuss

Has been a pretty good week all around. I was blessed with a new Franciscan crown rosary from my friend Mary at http://battlebeads.com, all of our kids had they're open houses and for the most par ... discuss

Most days start with the same flutter ...rise , pray, write, get the kids out of the door and pointed to the school bus, mug of coffee to jumpstart things and then off into the world of men. How coul ... discuss

Netflix  giveth and this month this is some of what it hopes to add!Babes In ToylandBeyond the Edge (Nov. 25)Bill Cosby 77 (Nov. 27)Bomb Girls Season 3 (Nov. 26)Helix Season 1 (Nov. 10)Hell ... discuss

Outside my window...One of our sunflowers put its last bits of energy into popping up one little sun flower!   I can't tell you how much joy I got from watching that!I am thinking...Today is the ... discuss

Outside my window...My three walking buddies.I am thinking...that I am very happy none of my sons are police officers! I am thankful...to have family and friends to share Thanksgiving with.In the kitc ... discuss

Outside my window...Scenes from the Thanksgiving Days Run for the Homeless. Over 2000 runners participated in that race that always threads through historic Glendale Cemetery.Rosie finished 9th in the ... discuss

The HumanLifeMatters profile above says I write about "Christian perspectives on suffering, end of life issues, disability and other issues important to Christian living." So why do I often present is ... discuss

I believe that all children are born creative. They are educated out of their creativity. This innate creativity has something to do with the Image and likeness of God that is imbued into every human ... discuss

I love Christmas. I love Christmas for the lights and music and excited anticipation I see in my grandchildren -- but mostly because of the divine love given to us in the Incarnation and fills my ... discuss

Francis Xavier, or Francisco do Yasu y Javier, was a Basque. (The Basques are a people from the region of Biscay in northern Spain, whose language is unrelated to any other known language.) He was bor ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Victor Hugo said, “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” Whether we sing, dance, or just tap our toes, life and music s ... discuss

“The created world is to be prized for its usefulness, loved for its beauty and esteemed as the gift of God to His children. Love of natural beauty which has been the source of so much pure music, p ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Dec 2, 2014 / 02:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis enjoys the customs of his native Argentina. He drinks mate – an Argentinean tea – he follows soccer, and likes to listen ... discuss

Anthony Esolen indicts pop Church music, for excellent reasons.The implicit message of such music is that the worship of God is just like everything else: putting the moves on a girl at a drinking par ... discuss

by Barbara Duguid Should our sin surprise us? In counseling earnest college students who love the Lord, I have seen many Christians who agonize over their daily struggle with very ordin ... discuss

Outside my window...Scenes from the Thanksgiving Days Run for the Homeless. Over 2000 runners participated in that race that always threads through historic Glendale Cemetery.Rosie finished 9th in the ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. One day in New Jersey, years ago, I was standing on a train platform waiting to catch a train into New York City. Seeing beautiful and well-dressed young women waiting at t ... discuss

If you or a Pastor or Music Director you know would like to do something liturgically special for Advent Weekdays here at the last moment, just click here, print out as many copies as you need fo ... discuss

This will be brief and based only on my observations related to My Little Pony and my daughter. A little over two years ago, my daughter became interested in characters from My Little Pony. To be hone ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans He Is My Best Friend He gives me hope in spite of my troubles. He’s there for me when life bursts my bubbles. And He descended so I c ... discuss

Recently voted the fifth best choir in the world in Gramophone magazine's "20 Greatest Choirs", The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge comprises around thirty Choral Scholars and two Organ Scholars, a ... discuss

I love Christmas. I love Christmas for the lights and music and excited anticipation I see in my grandchildren -- but mostly because of the divine love given to us in the Incarnation and fills my ... discuss

I believe that all children are born creative. They are educated out of their creativity. This innate creativity has something to do with the the Image and likeness of God that is imbued into every hu ... discuss

I got my first Christmas card yesterday. It was from a priest who used to be a high official in the diocese back when I was a reporter/editor for the diocesan newspaper. I always respected his intelli ... discuss

Found these interesting facts at Gateway Pundit in a post titled Holy Gridiron!… Tebow Throws for 316 Yards, Averages 31.6 Yds. Per Pass… And the Broncos-Steelers OT Scored a 31.6 Television Ratin ... discuss

This Thanksgiving weekend I have been listening to the dulcet and ethereal soprano voices of the Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School on their new album, Christmas in Harvard Square. The only Catholic ch ... discuss

My favorite band, Copeland, released their last album 6 years ago before "breaking up." They announced this past spring they were reuniting to make a new album. I've been waiting months for this and i ... discuss

For the past few years I’ve made it a point to collect Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that may be of particular interest to Christians. While there are many places you can go online to ... discuss

  Listening to the chatter emanating from the halls of the European Community offices in Brussels this week was, to say the least, disturbing. The seemingly endless requests for recognition of a ... discuss

“Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise on the harp to our God: Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow on the mountains.”  AKJV ... discuss

-I decided to look back at all my Thanksgiving posts that I've done since I started blogging.  I did one every year from 2006 until 2011.-The past 3 years were a time of great transition and chan ... discuss

Contact: Alycia Fahr-Zarlons, Winter Jam Volunteer Coordinator, 541-505-5513, 501-414-1617 mobile, alyciaf@holtinternational.org EUGENE, Ore., Nov. 26, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- During the upcomi ... discuss

Sigh. Another pox on everyone's house situation and meanwhile it's the day before Thanksgiving, so there must be cleaning and baking more than writing.I took some time yesterday to read through the gr ... discuss

 1970s Rocker’s memoir tells of being haunted by her abortion, regretting her abortion, but defends “right” to abortion anyway By Dave Andrusko Back in late April, I ran across ... discuss

Back in late April, I ran across a blurb for a forthcoming book, “Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys,” the memoir of Viv Albertine.As I said at the time, I didn’t h ... discuss

“It’s beginning to look a lot like ...”... that time of year when we celebrate Christmas for roughly four weeks, beginning in late November, and ending abruptly on the day following that which i ... discuss

Mum suggests adoption, but I think that’s crueller than death. That’s my opinion. To burden a child with abandonment and rejection right from the start. A living death. All or nothing, that’s me ... discuss

By Matthew Archbold | A PTA of a public school in the Boston area apparently worked behind closed doors to prevent elementary school students from being exposed to the eeeeevil dangers of a...Ch ... discuss

Outside my window...My three walking buddies.I am thinking...that I am very happy none of my sons are police officers! I am thankful...to have family and friends to share Thanksgiving with.In the kitc ... discuss

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary. Every word out of the bird's mouth was rude, obnoxious and laced with profanity. John tr ... discuss

Reconozco que nunca antes había oído hablar del quinteto Pentatonix. Ahora sé que son texanos, que ganaron la tercera temporada del The Sing-Off, de la cadena NBC, y un galardón en los YouTube Mus ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans If you’ve been around a few decades, and you’ve gone to a Bible believing church, I feel pretty certain you’ve heard the o ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 46 sec. | 7.34 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 827 Common of Sev ... discuss

Christian Artist, Worship Leader and Speaker Contact: Dan Barker, Mary James Ministries, Inc., 619-322-9017, info@mary-james.com SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian ... discuss

Mexican Dance! Danza Mexicana ! t. Clair The elder prays for all the people who are crossing the desert today, that they might not die from the heat and their thirst. No more deaths on the desert, ... discuss

That's my statue of St. Cecilia sitting on top of our record player.I like to think that I didn't choose St. Cecilia as my confirmation saint; that she chose me. While this may sound a little weird, I ... discuss

By Sarah Reinhard | Don’t think music is important? Go to Mass where the music isn’t what you expected or isn’t what you like or is just plain awful. Then attend a Mass where t ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Cecilia, virgin and martyr. St. Cecilia, patroness of musicians, is one of the most famous and most venerated of Roman martyrs.It is believed that St. C ... discuss

Just a quick quote from Thomas Forrest Kelly of Harvard University. In the Winter 2014 edition of EMAg, he writes: For me, one of the special joys is holding in my hands a thousand-year-old book and ... discuss

The Dominican Parish of St. Dominic in Washington, DC is having its first annual Advent Stations on Saturday, December 13, at 7:00pm. Similar to an evening of lessons and carols, the night of Advent ... discuss

I wanted to do big things. I was the 8-year-old enthralled by missionary stories, the teen excited about “doing hard things.” I dreamed and planned and prepared. God surely had awesome plans for ... discuss

by Michelle Malkin Cheating. Bullying. Cybersexting. Hazing. Molestation. Suicide. Drug abuse. Murder. Scanning the headlines of the latest scandals in America’s schools, it’s quite clear ... discuss

Who would have ever thought changing health insurance companies would cause such a stressful day?  Apparently, my naiveté was responsible for yesterday’s tiring experience. Upon attempting to ... discuss

 “Alive Inside” and the power of music to arouse the elderly A touching documentary asks why so many elderly have been abandoned in dehumanising nursing homes. By Michael Cook Cari ... discuss

The pope is scheduled to attend a Vatican conference on autism.I'm sure my lack of invitation was an oversight. :)Simcha Fisher writes:If you have a family member with autism, or if you are on the spe ... discuss

ART, MUSIC, LATIN AND DRAMATEACHER Education: Elementary, PT EmployeeSt. Joseph Academy (San Marcos, CA)St. Joseph Academy is a lay run, traditional K-12 school that teaches the Catholic Faith in acco ... discuss

These are books that passed the first chapter test. Some are enticing me in spite of myself. Naturally that means that although I haven't read them yet I wanted to give you a heads up in case they ent ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans I’ve had a number of brand new cars in my life. And I’ve enjoyed the luxury of a large house with plenty of nice furnishings. At ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 17 min. 43 sec. | 8.26 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 552 Psalter: Thursday, W ... discuss

Contact: Kyna Willis, 864-616-7729 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Start your week off right with the soulful tunes from the legendary Rance Allen Group. Purchase the highl ... discuss

Caring for patients with dementia will probably be one of the biggest human dignity issues of our century, as the proportion of elderly grows across the globe. It seems disgraceful to warehouse them i ... discuss

Found these interesting facts at Gateway Pundit in a post titled Holy Gridiron!… Tebow Throws for 316 Yards, Averages 31.6 Yds. Per Pass… And the Broncos-Steelers OT Scored a 31.6 Television Ratin ... discuss

You want an idea of why we are more excited than ever about "When SwingWas King," Vital Signs Ministries' outstanding outreach into nursing homes and senior centers?Then, by all means, ... discuss

Remember Them, Honor Them: A tribute to the U.S. military service personnel who gave their all for our freedom - Music "Mansions Of The Lord" by Ronan Tynan (Google Play • iTunes • AmazonMP3)  ... discuss

Every book that I have read about critical Biblical scholarship and Biblical theology has been a difficult read until the new book by Enns, The Bible Tells Me So...why defending scripture has made us ... discuss

There are so many random things that remind me of Lily.For instance, you may have heard of a singer named Lily Allen. I don't know her music and don't think I've ever even heard anything by her. But a ... discuss

Fun Things This Year:-I beat my previous reading record, and I still have 2 months left.-I've written more book reviews-Book Publishers have been sending me free books to reviewMy Topics of Study This ... discuss

"Please, don't follow in my mistakes.  DO NOT vote for Obama.  Obama murders babies."   -- Norma McCorvey of Roe v. Wade (30 sec. video below)o'bamacide Democrats lied, millions die!& ... discuss

I like the Duggars, okay? Sue me. 19 Kids and Counting is my guilty pleasure show. I don't watch much TV (seriously, I have Roku in my bedroom but that's mostly used for watching this show and free mo ... discuss

A recent article in "Our Sunday Visitor" described a Pew Research study on why Catholics leave the Church. They were given the following reasons:No longer believe: 48%Spiritual needs not met: 67%Lost ... discuss

Philipp Nicolai: 26 October AD 1608 Nicolai was born in Waldeck, Germany 10 August 1556, the son of a Lutheran pastor. He entered the University of Erfurt and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. For four y ... discuss

It was five years ago today, on October 25, 2009, that I wrote my very first blog post, titled "My Hope for this Blog."This is what I wrote: "I made this blog because I want to share my story and my t ... discuss

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

Cross Posted from Live ActionAll eyes are on Tennessee.  Tennessee is known as the Volunteer State, Music City USA, home of Elvis Presley, Beale Street, the buckle of the Bible belt, and the Grea ... discuss

You're kidding me, right? After just one event, the "annual" Christmas Tree Lighting at the Andy William Moon River Theater in Branson has been tossed aside.Well, not without a polite protest and an e ... discuss

The Ugly Church Stuff file makes its way to the top of the pile again in this story about a Christian metal singer who turns out to be an atheist. By the way, he also tried to hire someone to kill off ... discuss

Small Church Music If you’re a small parish with few resources for church music, this site’s for you. Ways you can use this site: If you don’t ... discuss

VIDEO: "The Rosary" composed by Ethelbert Nevin. Recorded 23 September 1951 for The Mario Lanza Show, starring "the most famous tenor in the world" himself, with studio orchestra conducted by Ray Sina ... discuss

The following message is from Min. David Wilkerson:The first evidence of revival is a great desire to hear and obey the Word of the Lord. “And all the people gathered themselves together as one ... discuss

The Missing LinkHollywood recently put out a movie called, "Lucy", which surmises about what would happen to man if he could use 100% of his brain. In it, a woman named Lucy ingests a drug which incre ... discuss

Citroen continues to progress with relentless pace. Manufacturers such as the citroen c4 hdi music given body cladding and pumped-up styling to suggest extra off-road ability in a Lexus and on the... ... discuss

Blogger Brandon Christen is presenting a case that secular arguments for the pro-life position fail. This is the second part in this series of five, and you can find the first part here.For Christen's ... discuss




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