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SE02 EP09 – The Music of Notre Dame de Paris: The Organs and Organists through the Centuries – with Olivier Latry

Join us for an update on the current situation with the organs at Notre Dame in Paris, following the April 15, 2019 fire. Our guest is the fantastic titular organist of Notre Dame, Olivier Latry, who gives us an assessment of the damage and what to look for in the...

SE02 EP08 – The Pipe Organ: King of the Instruments – with Dr. Nathan Knutson

Dr. Nathan Knutson, the Director of Sacred Music at St. Charles Seminary in Philadelphia, joins us for this episode on the Church's esteem for the pipe organ. If you've been looking to learn about the history of the organ in the Roman rite, the basics of its...

SE02 EP07 – St. Élisabeth of the Trinity as Musician and Spiritual Friend – with Dr. Anthony Lilles

We're learning about one of this podcast's patronesses in this episode - St. Élisabeth of the Trinity, who described herself as "laudem gloriæ," the "praise of glory." Discover why St. Élisabeth is an excellent spiritual model for musicians, and get to know her as a...

SE02 EP06 – Understanding Christ in the Psalms – with Dom Benedict Andersen, OSB

We're taking a look at the Catholic way of reading, understanding, and praying the book of Psalms. Our guest is Dom Benedict Andersen, who is a Benedictine priest-monk and founding member of Silverstream Priory, in Stamullen, County Meath, Ireland. He is currently...

SE02 EP05 – Musical Treasures of the Mozarabic (Hispanic) Rite – with Jim Monti

James Monti is an author in the fields of Catholic liturgy and hagiography. His books include A Sense of the Sacred: Roman Catholic Worship in the Middle Ages, The King’s Good Servant but God’s First: The Life and Writings of St. Thomas More, The Week of Salvation:...

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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, Happiness, 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
Episode 14 – From Ragas to Responsories: A Hindu Becomes a Catholic Priest – with Fr. Gaurav Shroff
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
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