Habemus Papam: The Sistine Chapel Choir Performs Music for a Conclave

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Just in time for Christmas:  A new CD which includes all the music which was performed by the Pontifical Sistine Chapel Choir during the celebrations of the 2013 Conclave, at which Jorge Bergoglio was elected to the papacy.  The CD is available for pre-order, and will be officially released on December 9, 2014.News today from the Vatican Information Service:This morning a press conference was held in the Holy See Press Office to present the CD “Habemus papam”, a compilation of the music o … [Read more...]

Drummer in Diapers Has a Future in the Recording Industry!

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This kid is great! Little Camden, age two, plays the drums with the church choir at the Greater Mount Zion Church in Mississippi. He's got the moves, he's got the rhythm....  Now all he needs is a recording contract! … [Read more...]

If Augustine Could Sing, He Might Sound Like This….

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Sam Rocha is a talented guy: a professor of philosophy of education, and a darned good writer, to boot. He's written some college textbooks, and Sam's blog is making waves here at Patheos.I didn't know until a few months ago, though, that Sam Rocha is also an accomplished guitarist and vocalist. Sam has combined two of his interests—his music and his Catholic faith—in a new CD, Late to Love. Based on the Confessions of St. Augustine, Late to Love is an interesting blend of soul music for the … [Read more...]