Pentatonix Does Christmas Music Right

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Sara Stevens

A reader writes: I came across your blog and wanted to get someone on your radar, who I think would be the perfect addition to your blog in light of this wonderful Christmas season. I work with a young pop opera vocalist named [Read more…]

Jody Bottum writes….

Now that Advent is here, I thought I’d write you and some other of our Catholic blogging friends to see if there were any chance you might link to the promotional videos for my two new Christmas songs? I’ve been exploring lyrics as a species of poetry for a couple years now (including in my [Read More…]

Audrey Assad is just so good

If you haven’t picked up a copy of “Heart” or any of her other fine works, you really should. Lovely Christmas presents! And you are helping an actual quality Catholic artist make actual quality Catholic art. [Read more…]

The Franciscans offer us a little musical something…

for the Feast of Christ the King. [Read more…]

Ooberfuse does the soundtrack to Pope Francis’ 2015 Haiyan Mercy Mission

On 17th January 2015, to the soundtrack of Filipino-London band ooberfuse, Pope Francis will bring his message of “Mercy and Compassion” to the survivors of the deadliest typhoon to hit the Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan. Cherrie Anderson, originating from the town at the eye of the storm, Tacloban, penned Mercy as a musical message of hope [Read More…]

A reader is concerned that Patti Smith will do a concert at the Vatican

She writes: Now I know this is written from a charmingly anti-Catholic perspective–and that indeed the whole intent of this piece is to smear Catholicism–but I have to point this out as a tiny smidge of why certain Catholics are reacting to the Pope the way they are. There’s just no reason to have Patti [Read More…]

The Glory and Peril of Music

…is under discussion over at the Register. [Read more…]

New album!

The New Camaldoli Hermitage, a community of Roman Catholic monks in Big Sur, CA officially released their new album, O DAY OF RESURRECTION, (today) Nov. 4 from Jade Music via Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the specialty arm of Warner Music Group. Read today’s press release here. [Read more…]

OK Go is an astonishing gift to the human race

Astounding, and all done in one take: [Read more…]