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Episode 12 – The Participation of Little Children in the Sacred Liturgy – with Dr. Timothy O’Malley

Dr. Timothy P. O’Malley is the Director of Education at the McGrath Institute for Church Life, where he also serves as Academic Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy. He teaches and researches at Notre Dame in the areas of liturgical-sacramental theology,...

Episode 11 – Developing a Sacred Music Program: St. Vincent Ferrer, NYC – with James Wetzel

Episode 11 – Developing a Sacred Music Program: St. Vincent Ferrer, NYC - with James Wetzel Juilliard-trained James Wetzel is one of the most respected Catholic church musicians in New York City. In this episode, we ask James about his work as the director of music...

Episode 10 – Teaching Sacred Music in Nigeria – with Fr. Jude Orakwe

Episode 10 – Teaching Sacred Music in Nigeria - with Fr. Jude Orakwe Rev. Fr. Jude Orakwe is a lecturer at the music department of Anambra State University (a.k.a. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University). He is also the founder and director of Shanahan Institute of...

Episode 9 – Modern Sacred Music – with Kevin Allen

For this episode, we are joined by the renowned Catholic composer Kevin Allen. Kevin has written a large repertoire of sacred choral music for the Church’s liturgy and shares with us his insights into creating new works of art for the liturgy, as well as his advice...

Episode 8 – Evangelization and Catechesis through Music: South American Jesuit Missions and Working with Underserved Populations – with Lisa Knutson

We’re joined by Philadelphia musician and educator Lisa Knutson for a discussion of the Jesuit missions in South America and how the missionary spirit, artistic craftsmanship, and education in beauty offered by the Jesuits in the 17th century can inspire the heart of...

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Episode 1– An Archbishop’s Reflections on Sacred Music – with Archbishop Alexander K. Sample
Episode 2 – Beauty and Catholic Culture: a Story of Conversion – with Vida and Josh Hernandez
Episode 3 – The Role of Sacred Music in Catholic Education – with Charles Cole
Episode 4 – Introduction to Gregorian Chant – with Dr. William Mahrt
Episode 5 – The Spirituality of Gregorian Chant – with Fr. Cassian Folsom, OSB
Episode 6 – Historical Techniques for Teaching Music to Children – with Charlie Weaver
Episode 7 – The Role of Sacred Art in Evangelization and Church Patronage of Art – with Dr. Elizabeth Lev
Episode 8 – Evangelization and Catechesis through Music: South American Jesuit Missions and Working with Underserved Populations –  with Lisa Knutson
Episode 9 – Modern Sacred Music – with Kevin Allen
Episode 10 – Teaching Sacred Music in Nigeria – with Fr. Jude Orakwe
Episode 11 – Developing a Sacred Music Program: St. Vincent Ferrer, NYC – with James Wetzel
Episode 12 – The Participation of Little Children in the Sacred Liturgy – with Dr. Timothy O’Malley
Episode 13 – Seven Common Misconceptions about Sacred Music – with Peter and Jenny
Episode 14 – All about Saint Cecilia, Or: When in Rome – with Gregory DiPippo
Episode 15 – The Spiritual Fruits of Singing the Mass for Both Priests and the Laity – with Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ
Episode 16 – Musical Treasures of the Mozarabic (Hispanic) Rite – with Jim Monti
Episode 17 – Beauty, Happiness, and Whether It’s All in the Eye of the Beholder – with Dr. Alice von Hildebrand
Episode 18 – St. Elizabeth of the Trinity as Musician and Spiritual Friend – with Dr. Anthony Lilles
Episode 19 – The Catholic Traditions of Hymn Singing – with Jeffrey Ostrowski
Episode 20 – The Pipe Organ: King of the Instruments, and Splendor in the Roman Rite – with Dr. Nathan Knutson
Episode 21 – William Byrd: English Catholic Composer and Recusant – with Dr. Kerry McCarthy
Episode 22 – The Hows and Whys of Illuminated Chant Manuscripts – with Elizabeth Lemme
Episode 23 – Pope Pius X’s Motu Proprio on Sacred Music – with Dr. Susan Treacy
Episode 24 – From Ragas to Responsories: A Hindu Becomes a Catholic Priest – with Fr. Gaurav Shroff
Episode 24 – A Catholic Portrait of Abbé Franz Liszt – with Dr. Jay Hershberger
Episode 25 – Sacred Music, Liturgy, and Church Authority – with Dom Alcuin Reid, OSB
Episode 26 – Lectio Divina and Biblical Exegesis of Gregorian Chant – with Dom Mark Kirby, OSB
Episode 27 – Sacred Music as a Vital Part of Parish Life and Fellowship – roundtable with MaryAnn Carr Wilson, Charles Cole, and Fr. Robert Pasley
Episode 28 – Swimming the Thames and the Tiber – with Dr. Jay Hershberger