Win and Give the Gift of Beautiful Catholic Music

adventThe Missouri-based contemplative nuns Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles were named Billboard magazine’s Classical Traditional Artist 2012 and 2013. It’s the first order of nuns to ever win an award in the history of Billboard magazine. The Sisters were recognized for their two bestselling albums, ANGELS AND SAINTS AT EPHESUS, which spent 13 consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Classical Traditional Music chart, and ADVENT AT EPHESUS, which spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the same chart.

This week, I will be giving away one of the Advent at Ephesus albums!

“How does a community of Benedictine Sisters who follow the rule of St. Benedict in the most monastic sense, never leaving their Priory in the rolling hills of the Midwest, accomplish this achievement of Billboard’s Classical Traditional Artist 2012 and 2013 for two years and counting?” said Monica Fitzgibbons, cofounder of De Montfort Music. “Many music industry vets would like to know. It is truly their heavenly purity and FIAT that will provide the clues. We are so grateful that this music is being embraced by many hearts on a wide scaled basis. Congratulations, Benedictines of Mary, and congratulations, world!”

MaterEucharistiaeCoverAlong with the Advent at Ephesus album, I will also be giving away a Mater Eucharistiae album.

Mater Eucharistiae is the debut CD from The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, who are based in Ann Arbor, Mich. Their recording has gone to No. 1 on the Billboard classical charts, and their community has been blessed to be featured on CBS This Morning, EWTN, Fox & Friends, NPR, National Catholic Register, CNS, OSV and many other media outlets!

You can order either CD at

To enter to win this contest, simply leave a comment below by Midnight Pacific Time on Sunday, December 22, 2014. One winner will be randomly selected to win these two beautiful CDs.

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Lisa Hendey is the founder and webmaster of and the author of The Grace of YesA Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and The Handbook for Catholic Moms. Lisa writes for several online and print publications, enjoys speaking around the country and is a frequent television and radio guest and host. Visit her at and connect with her at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.

  • Gloria Laudes

    Thank you for this offer. Beautiful!

  • Suez Gugs

    It would be great to win such beautiful music!

  • Tony Levo

    It would be very nice to win such a beautiful gift.

  • Colleen

    Thank you, Lisa! Such a beautiful gift for one of us!!

  • Lamprotatia

    My daughters would be ecstatic, they love singing in choir.

  • Manny

    I have two CDs by the Benedictine Sisters, Advent at Ephesus and Marian Hymns of Ephesus. Both are very lovely. So if i do win, don’t send the Benedictine CD, give it to someone else. Now I must admit I have a certain sympathy for the Dominicans and would love to hear what they sound like.

  • Karen

    I would love to have this beautiful music.

  • Noelle

    I would love to win these for our priests!

  • Nick

    What better way to share faith, but through music.