Popular Misconceptions About the Catholic Mass, Part I: Music

A number of liturgical reforms seen in the U.S. since Vatican II were not actually mandated or even recommended by the Council, but were reactionary shifts that had more to do with the culture of the decade – it’s time to revisit those changes. 

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The Value and Danger of Simplicity in the Liturgical Arts

Ask any group of church-goers about the qualities they appreciate in a beautiful church building and you'll get a lot of different answers. Sentiments range from appreciating intimacy to fulfilling a need to be inspired.

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SCL Conference: The Temple Transformed

Founded in 1995, the Society for Catholic Liturgy is a multidisciplinary association of Catholic scholars, teachers, pastors, and professionals – including architects and musicians – whose purpose is to promote scholarly study and practical renewal of the Church's liturgy.

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