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BONUS Episode 3 – The Top 5 Misconceptions about Music at Mass (Part I: nos. 1 and 2) – with Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka

What are the top five things that people don't understand when it comes to sacred music? In this first part of a two-part episode, we take time to give a substantive response to what many Catholics might not know or don't get right about music for the sacred liturgy....

SE02 EP16 – “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”: The Spiritual Fruits of Obedience in Matters Liturgical – with Dom Alcuin Reid, OSB

On this episode, we discuss matters of liturgical formation, both for musicians, as well as for those we serve. Dom Alcuin Reid is the founding Prior of the Monastère Saint-Benoît in the diocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France, and a liturgical scholar of international...

Bonus Episode 2 – Teaching Gregorian Chant to Children: A Look at the Ward Method

Are you looking for an authentically Catholic curriculum and method for teaching music to children? Something that's practical, fun, and helps children to grow in love of the Church's sacred music? This bonus episode looks at the history of the development of the Ward...

SE02 EP15 – A Catholic Portrait of Abbé Franz Liszt – with Dr. Jay Hershberger

Franz Liszt, haunted by the spectre of God's grace, was never able to fully shake off his Catholic faith. Our guest, Dr. Jay Hershberger, the president of the American Liszt Society, shares with us a Catholic portrait of the pianist and composer's life,...

SE02 EP14 – From Ragas to Responsories: A Hindu Becomes a Catholic Priest – with Fr. Gaurav Shroff

An opinion piece published in the New York Times on May 8, 2020, entitled “Christianity Gets Weird,” highlights for readers the attraction of beauty and mystery for the young, and how that attraction leads to an embrace of the Faith, even in spite of (perhaps because...

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Season 1

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

Season 2

Episode 1 – Sacred Music and Sacred Silence as Powerful Spiritual Medicines – Part 1 with His Eminence, Robert Cardinal Sarah
Episode 2 – The Worship of God: The Heart of the Mission of the Church – Part 2 with His Eminence, Robert Cardinal Sarah
Episode 3 – All about Saint Cecilia, Or: When in Rome – with Gregory DiPippo
Episode 4 – The Spiritual Fruits of Singing the Mass for Both Priests and the Laity – with Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ
Episode 5 – Musical Treasures of the Mozarabic (Hispanic) Rite – with Jim Monti
Episode 6 – Understanding Christ in the Psalms – with Dom Benedict Andersen, OSB 
Episode 7 – St. Elizabeth of the Trinity as Musician and Spiritual Friend – with Dr. Anthony Lilles
Episode 8 – The Pipe Organ: King of the Instruments – with Dr. Nathan Knutson
Episode 9 – The Music of Notre Dame de Paris: The Organs and Organists through the Centuries – with Olivier Latry
Episode 10 – Beauty, Reverence, and Whether It’s All in the Eye of the Beholder – with Dr. Alice von Hildebrand
Episode 11 – William Byrd: English Catholic Composer and Recusant – with Dr. Kerry McCarthy
Episode 12 – The Hows and Whys of Illuminated Chant Manuscripts – with Elizabeth Lemme
Episode 13 – Pope Pius X’s Motu Proprio on Sacred Music – with Dr. Susan Treacy
BONUS Episode 1 – Conducting and Group Vocal Tips for the Parish Music Director – with Dr. Timothy McDonnell
Episode 14 – From Ragas to Responsories: A Hindu Becomes a Catholic Priest – with Fr. Gaurav Shroff
BONUS Episode 2 – Teaching Gregorian Chant to Children: A Look at the Ward Method – with Kevin Collins and Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka
Episode 15 – A Catholic Portrait of Abbé Franz Liszt – with Dr. Jay Hershberger
Episode 16 – “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”: The Spiritual Fruits of Obedience in Matters Liturgical – with Dom Alcuin Reid, OSB
BONUS Episode 3 – The Top 5 Misconceptions about Music at Mass (Part I: nos. 1 and 2) – with Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka
Episode 17 – Lectio Divina and Biblical Exegesis of Gregorian Chant – with Dom Mark Kirby, OSB
Episode 18 – Sacred Music as a Vital Part of Parish Life and Fellowship – roundtable with MaryAnn Carr Wilson, Charles Cole, and Fr. Robert Pasley
Episode 19 – Swimming the Thames and the Tiber – with Dr. Jay Hershberger
Episode 20 – Where Do I Start? A Pastoral Plan for Changing a Parish Music Program – with Dr. Mary Jane Ballou
Episode 21 – The Music of Notre Dame de Paris: The Choir and Choir School through the Centuries – with Henri Adam de Villiers
Episode 22 – Sanctity, Beauty, and Universality in Modern Sacred Music – with Sir James MacMillan
Episode 23 – Growing up Catholic in China and Musical Life in the Church in China – with His Eminence, Joseph Cardinal Zen
Episode 24 – Motets – with Dr. Aaron James
Episode 25 – Music of the Anglican Ordinariate – with Fr. James Bradley