Monday, December 25, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 61

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On behalf of Shamus, Fr. Jud, Chris Vincent, Papa Joe Ratzi, Frank A. Rinze, and myself, a very merry and blessed Christmas to all our readers and listeners.
In addition to the abundant music, we also discuss the Christmas chant hymn, Puer Natus in Bethlehem.

Intro: A simulated crank phone call in an attempt to curb that Happy Holidays crap!
Feasts for the Week: December 24-29 
Music Lists for Holy Mass: Fourth Sunday of Advent and Christmas.

Music (extra special thanks to violinist Conrad Briere, trumpeter Nick Fleming, cantor Jude Nagle, and the Holy Ghost Choir for their hard work):
1. Revelabitur Gloria Domini (Chant, Mode I);
2. In the Bleak Midwinter (written by Harold Darke)
3. Cantique de Noel (written by Adolphe Adam)
4. The Worship of God in Nature (written by Ludwig van Beethoven)
5. O Come, All Ye Faithful/Adeste Fideles (with descant by Sir David Willcocks)
6. Laetentur Caeli (written by Giovanni Gastoldi and yours truly)
7. In Splendoribus Sanctorum (Chant, Mode VI);
8. For Ever I Will Sing (written by yours truly); 9. Puer Natus in Bethlehem (Chant, Mode I)
10. The Little Drummer Dude, by Charlie Crowe, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network;
11. Hallelujah (from Messiah, by Georg Frederick Handel) (organ reduction)

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Liturgy 911: New COPS-style parody. Today, "Papa Joe" Ratzi and Frank A. Rinze pursue of the infamous Clorox Martini Lady.
Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Find Jesus. Shamus wreckovates Adeste Fideles.
Additional Link: Holy Name of Jesus Church, Providence, RI
Closing notes: Forthcoming concert.

CVA Interactive Corner

Monday, December 18, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 60

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Last of a three-part series. We play and discuss the Advent lost 45, Rorate Caeli.
Intro: 0 to 60 in just less than a year!
Feasts for the Week: St. Peter Canisius; St. John Cantius
Music Lists for Holy Mass: Third Sunday of Advent

Music:
1. Rejoice the Lord is King (tune: Darwall's 148th);
2. On Jordan's Bank (tune: Winchester New)
3. Rorate Caeli (Chant, Mode I); 4. Rejoice in the Lord Always (written by yours truly)

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Today in our premiere of our new series, Liturgy 911, "Papa Joe" Ratzi and Frank A. Rinze are in pursuit of a priest who concluded Mass in a Barney suit. There is also a video (Red Sox cap tip to the Catholic Caveman) in our closing notes that serves as solid evidence!!!
Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by The Mass Communicator. Shamus wreckovates Rorate Caeli ("Kiley").
Additional Link: St. John Cantius Church, Chicago, IL
Closing notes: "Gathering Rite" rant, the Barney video described in the Liturgy 911 section of these notes, Christmas Mass and Concert Schedule at Holy Ghost Church, and more!

CVA Interactive Corner

Monday, December 11, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 59


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The second of our three-part series. Today we play and discuss the Advent classic, Conditor Alme Siderum.
Also, I finally broke down and bought The New Ignatius Bible, Second Catholic Edition (pictured left)! WOOHOO!

Feasts for the Week:  December 11-14

Music:
1. Sing of Mary, Pure and Lowly (tune: Pleading Savior)
2. O Come, Divine Messiah (tune: Venez, Divin Messie)
3. Jerusalem, Surge (Chant, Mode II); 4. Conditor Alme Siderum (Chant, Mode IV)
5. Ave Maria, written by Franz Schubert, sung by eight-year-old soprano Julia Anthon.

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Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Christmas Carols for the Psychologically Challenged. Shamus wreckovates Conditor Alme Siderum.
Additional Link: cyberhymnal.org
Closing notes: Congratulations to Gerald and Erin at The Cafeteria Is Closed blog!

CVA Interactive Corner

Monday, December 4, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 58


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This Sunday, I'll be on TV.  Related Links: WLNE-TV Channel 6 and Diocese of Fall River.
First of a brand spankin' new three-part series. Today we play and discuss the Advent classic, Veni, Veni, Emmanuel.
Feasts for the Week:  December 4-9

Music:
1. Dying You Destroyed Our Death and 2. Alleluia (both of which I adapted from Conditor Alme Siderum, Mode IV)
3. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel and 4. Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (Chant, Mode I)
5. Blowing Snow, by Marco Raaphorst, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network
6. Venez, Divin Messie (French carol)

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Christus Vincit Sports: Leading Bishops in Sports.
Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Fun with Latin. Shamus O'Reilly wreckovates Veni, Veni, (Weni, Weni) Emmanuel. My wife Ann has a brief cameo with an outburst of her own.

CVA Interactive Corner (BRAND SPANKIN' NEW! Contains all the links to the message board, Digg, Podcast Alley, and much more!)

Monday, November 27, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 57

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Click on the image at left for a better picture.
Christus Vincit in three musical settings, from the 8th Century to the 20th Century.

Blogs mentioned:
 The New Liturgical Movement, Musica Sacra.

Intro: Shamus O Reilly's snow machine malfunctions on Thanksgiving Day

Feasts for the Week: St. Andrew the Apostle
Music Lists: Thanksgiving and Christ the King

Music:
1. For the Beauty of the Earth (tune: Dix)
2. To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King (refrain / tune: Ich Glaub an Gott)
3-5. Three settings of Christus Vincit (Ambrosian Chant as found in The New St. Basil Hymnal; Roman Version as found in The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book, 1941 Supplement; and a setting written by yours truly in 1999)
6. A brand spankin' new organ impromptu performed by yours truly, based on the Ambrosian Christus Vincit.

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Christus Vincit Sports: Thanksgiving Day Scores.
Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Abbott and Costello Go to RCIA Class. Shamus wreckovates my own Christus Vincit.
Closing news: A Vancouver, BC, priest "strives for the ideal!"

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Monday, November 20, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 56

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Today we explore two hymntunes that begin the same way, carry the same time signature, and carry the same poetic meter. Here we check out the similarities between the hymntunes Hanover and Lyons.

Also, we welcome The Free Sound Project to our list of effects sources, and Shamus O'Reilly gives thanks for his snow machine.

Feasts for the Week: November 21-25
Music Lists for Holy Mass: Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time. The Taco Bell Cannon (pictured left) is also discovered.

Music:
1. Now Thank We All Our God (tune: Nun Danket)
2. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (tune: Picardy, arr. by Gustav Holst)
3. O Worship the King (tune: Hanover); 4. Ye Servants of God (tune: Lyons)
5. O Praise Ye the Lord (tune: Laudate Dominum)
6. Fugue in C Minor, BWV 847, for Woodwind Trio, written by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Steve Kreinberg, brought to you by the Podsafe Music Network. Dr. Kreinberg has a Podcast called The Music Professor Podcast.

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News from the Blogosphere - Links mentioned:
The New Liturgical Movement, Roman Catholic Blog, Christus Vincit - The Blog,
RPInet Message Board (registration is mandatory to post, but is free),
musicforliturgy.org, Diocese of Salt Lake City, Free Music Staff Paper,
The Laughing Cat, Royal School of Church Music.

Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by The Wiggles Guitar: Shamus wreckovates Johann Michael Haydn's setting of O Esca Viatorum.
Closing notes - Links mentioned: Open Book, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

HAVE A HAPPY, SAFE, AND BLESSED THANKSGIVING!!!

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Monday, November 13, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 55

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Today we celebrate the "double-nickels". As a special feature, we explore certain worship aids and discover which piece of music in each is "number 55" in each of them.
We also played catch-up on our Wish List, where we seek out the really good titles in the Oregon Catholic Press search engine that should be (but are not) in the Music Issue or Missal Programs. Today's list: 33 songs. Total running count after today: 235 songs.
Feasts for the Week: November 13-18
Music List for Holy Mass: Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (tune: Lobe den Herren);
2. The Apostles' Creed, by Paul Lisney, brought to you by the Podsafe Music Network

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Shamus wreckovates Louis Lambillotte's Panis Angelicus in Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Orange County Mass Chopper-Uppers.

Links mentioned in Last Things:
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, The New Liturgical Movement

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Monday, November 6, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 54

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Today we have a new Catholic Lost 45: Jesus, Son of Mary

Feasts for the Week:
November 4-11
Music Lists: All Saints
and Thirty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time.

Music:
1. For All the Saints (tune: Sine Nomine);
2. Remember, Lord, Thy Servants (written by yours truly)
3. I Love You, Lord, My Strength (written by yours truly, but the antiphon was adapted from Ein' Feste Berg)
4. Jesus, Son of Mary (tune: Adoro Te Devote)
5. Be Thou My Vision (tune: Slane), performed by Fugli, courtesy of Podsafe

Commercials:
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Christus Vincit Sports: Undefeated and Winless Teams exposed (just wait till the Boston Celtics get mentioned, ho ho ho!)
Shamus wreckovates In Paradisum in Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by The Curt Jester Election Day Voticons.
Blogs mentioned in Last Things: Cantate Deo

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 53

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UPDATE 10/31/06: My apologies for being a day late. I had the show uploaded, show notes typed, but landed up in the hospital overnight in the process. I'm back, and so is Christus Vincit ANYWHERE. Enjoy the carnival!

Today's episode is part of an All Saints/All Souls Carnival with other members of Disciples with Microphones. You can find other related podcasts this week from such podcasts as Deus Caritas Est, Catholic Geek Podcast, and the St. Michael's RCIA Podcast.
Feasts for the Week: November 1-3
Music List: Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time


All Saints/All Souls Special Features:
Which Saint Are You? Find out the saints that we discovered in the names within my family.
Music Suggestions for All Saints and All Souls with several clips.
Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by iGod: Shamus wreckovates the All Saints Propers.

Music:
1. Gaudeamus Domino (Chant, Mode I); 2. For All the Saints (tune: Sine Nomine)
3. From All Thy Saints in Warfare (tune: King's Lynn)
4. Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (tune: Lasst uns Erfreuen)
5. Blessed Feasts of Blessed Martyrs (tune: In Babilone)
6-7. Two settings of Around the Throne, a Glorious Band (tunes: Jesu, Dulcis Memoria, Chant, Mode I, and A Glorious Band, a tune written by yours truly and published by CanticaNOVA Publications)
8. In Paradisum (Chant, Mode VII); 9. May the Angels Lead You (written by yours truly)
10. Toccata from Suite Gothique, written by Leon Boellman, performed by the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra, brought to you by Podsafe.

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Check out Christus Vincit - the BLOG for some new articles as well.

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Monday, October 23, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 52

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Today we have a brand spankin' new Catholic Lost 45: O God of Love, O King of Peace (pick either name, it's the same tune: Quebec or Hesperus).
Feasts for the Week: October 23-28
Music List: Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time.

Music:
1. O God, Our Help in Ages Past (tune: St. Anne);
2. Our Blessing Cup (written by yours truly);
3. O God of Love, O King of Peace (tune: Quebec);
4. Prelude, written by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 1007), performed by Don Chihuahua, courtesy of Podsafe.

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Blogs and other links mentioned in News from the Blogosphere and Last Things:
Alabama Improper, Argent by the Tiber,
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception,
The Cafeteria Is Closed, Christus Vincit - the BLOG, Laudamus Te,
Paul Nichols and his Better in Latin superstore,
The Spirit's Sword, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Young Fogeys

Shamus wreckovates O Quam Suavis Est Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, courtesy of Vatican Liturgical Press.

Podcast Alley has finally picked us up. You are now free to click here and vote for us. And guess what - we're in the right category!

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Monday, October 16, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 51

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Today we bring you a brand spankin' new feature: Catholic Lost 45's. Our "Lost 45" this week is O Word of God Incarnate (tune: Munich).

Feasts for the Week: October 16-20

Music List: Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. Fill Us with Your Love, O Lord (written by yours truly);
2. Tantum Ergo Sacramentum (Mode V);
3. O Word of God Incarnate (tune: Munich);
4. Hail Mary, by Johnny Proctor, courtesy of Podsafe.

Commercials:
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Blogs mentioned in News from the Blogosphere and Last Things:
Bleu Clair Rhapsody et la Symphonie de Crickets, Christus Vincit - The BLOG,
The Dusty Choir Loft, Lapped Catholic, Musica Sacra,
The New Liturgical Movement, Off the Record, Whispers in the Loggia

Shamus wreckovates Credo III in Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you courtesy of St. Francis (Not a Hippy).
Still waiting on Podcast Alley. But once they pick us up, you'll be the first to know!

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Monday, October 9, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 50

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Happy Columbus Day, folks. This is the BIG FIVE-OH! Enjoy the party! This episode is a bit of the epic variety (the first one in CV history to hit an hour).
In addition to partying, we dig out two old editions of the We Celebrate hymnal (1976 and 1986).
Also, Mary from Seattle, one of our regular readers who posts on our message board, was kind enough to leave us an audio message. I'll be sharing that with you on today's big show!
Feasts for the Week:  October 9-14
Music Lists: Nuptial Mass for Mike and Christina (two of our choir members), held last Saturday, and the Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

The Holy Ghost Choir sings two selections today:
1. Psalm 148 (with the antiphon Let all praise the name of the Lord, sung to Psalm Tone 8G)
2. Rejoice in the Lord Always, written by yours truly.
Special thanks to Jude and Maria, our cantors.

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Top Ten List: Top Ten Highlights from the Past Fifty Episodes, brought to you by Nick Alexander, the "Catholic Weird Al".
Shamus wreckovates the In Voluntate Tua (Introit for Sunday XXVII) in Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Inquisitor 5000.
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Monday, October 2, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT ANYWHERE! 49

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Our first show as Christus Vincit ANYWHERE! But since the 48 shows from our old podcast will be moving here as well, the numbering sequence shall remain unbroken.
iTunes and Odeo have picked us up. We're just waiting on Podcast Alley. Once we do that, the link on the main page will be fixed.

In today's show we are continuing on music that we wish would show up in OCP's annual music issue. Sections P through S. 35 titles, bringing the new running total to 202 over seven shows.
We have a BRAND SPANKIN' NEW intro. We also discuss the new digs a bit, then we proclaim the good news of two of our choir members getting married.

Feasts for the Week: October 2-7

Music:
1. I Cieli Immensi (written by Benedetto Marcello)
2. The Worship of God in Nature (written by Ludwig van Beethoven)
3., 4., 5. Praise the Lord, ye Heav'ns, Adore Him (three tunes: Hymn to Joy, Hyfrydol, Austria)
6. Childlike Faith by Johnny Proctor, brought to you by the Podsafe Music Network.

Commercials:
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Shamus (yes folks, we dragged him along with us to our new digs) wreckovates the Pater Noster, Ave Maria, and Gloria Patri in Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin, brought to you by Tith-O-Matic
Additional Links: Capital Area Chorale

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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

COMING SOON!

To a desktop, laptop, or wristtop near you!

Why? Because you can take it ANYWHERE!
Details soon!

Peace,
BMP

Monday, September 25, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 48



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Inclusive Language: why it needs to be gone!Introduction, and Praise to the Lord, the Almighty: the Missing Verses (Related links: Blog posts by Nick and myself; Cyberhymnal.org)
Feasts for the Week: September 26-30
Music List: Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (tune: Lobe den Herren); 2. Tu Mandasti (Mode VIII)
3. Cast Thy Burden upon the Lord (Felix Mendelssohn, from Elijah)
4. You Take Away by Bob Hughes, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network

Commercials:
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News from the Blogosphere - Related Links:
Church Music Association of America, The Cafeteria Is Closed,
Intermountain Catholic Broadcasting,
Cathedral of the Madeleine (Salt Lake City, UT), The New Liturgical Movement,
Cathedral of Saint Patrick (Harrisburg, PA); Paul Nichols;
Seán Cardinal O'Malley's new Blog; The Curt Jester

New Comedy Clip - Shamus' Adventures in Classical Latin: - In this segment's debut, Shamus attempts to sing Gloria VIII (Missa de Angelis) in Classical Latin.
Last things (Petitions to send, and some good news!) (Link: I.A. Music)

Monday, September 18, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 47



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We discuss the Psalms of Peres Joseph Gelineau, SJ (left), and Lucien Deiss, C.S.Sp. (right). Click if you would like to enlarge!
Introduction and the evolution of Faith of our Fathers
Feasts for the Week: September 19-23
Music List: Twenty-Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. Faith of Our Fathers (tune: St. Catherine)
2. Our Blessing Cup (written by yours truly)
3. Triumph by Mark Heimonen, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network

Commercials:
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Shamus, the Christus Vincit Weatherman returns!
Top Ten List: Top Ten Signs You're at a Bad Mass (Encore from Podcast #7 from 1/14/2006), brought to you by Tith-O-Matic.
Last things (Blog mentioned: The Cafeteria Is Closed), featuring Faith of Our Relatives

Monday, September 11, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 46



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Today's installment of The Christus Vincit Wish List takes us through the N and O sections of the OCP search engines, expanding our list of songs from those search engines that we wish would appear in the Music Issue.


Shamus opens the show up before I wake up. However, once I finally wake up, we have a brief session of prayer for the 2,996 victims of the infamous terrorist attacks on U.S. soil on September 11, 2001.
Feasts for the week: September 12-16
Music List: Twenty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. We Gather Together (tune: Kremser); 2. Crux Fidelis (Chant, Mode I)
3. Now Thank We All Our God (tune: Nun Danket)
4. Power to Believe, by Johnny Proctor, courtesy of Podsafe.

Commercials: The DaVinci Cast, iPadre Podcast/Videocast, Disciples with Microphones
Christus Vincit Sports: NFL Opening Week, and Brian gets his payback on Shamus
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Fear Not Edition, courtesy of the Dissident Book Club.

Late breaking news - Related links:
The New Liturgical Movement, Christus Vincit - the Blog, and Cantate Deo

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Monday, September 4, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 45



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More tweaking with the new mic.Today we expand our wish list, which takes us through the J, K, L, and M sections of the OCP search engines, expanding our list of songs from those search engines that we wish would appear in the Music Issue. (Jesus, Thou Divine Companion is on this list, folks!) New intro, and Labor Day!
Feasts for the week:
September 4-9
Music List: Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. Jesus, Thou Divine Companion and 2. Sing of Mary, Pure and Lowly (a cappella/tune of both: Pleading Savior)
3. I Sing the Mighty Pow'r of God (with organ to the tune Ellacombe)
4. Hail Mary, by Johnny Proctor, brought to you by Podsafe (If you like the harmonies of the Beach Boys, you'll LOVE the harmonies of Johnny Proctor!)
Top Ten Least Popular Traffic Tie-Ups, brought to you by Papal Bull Malt Liquor

Commercials:

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News from the Blogsphere - Related links:
Adoremus, The Cafeteria Is Closed, Christus Vincit, The BLOG, The Crescat,
The Curt Jester, The Dusty Choir Loft, Saint Joan of Arc Church (Minneapolis, MN),
Shrine of the Holy Whapping

Don't forget to vote for us at Podcast Alley (Shamus sings the "Vote for Us" jingle to Pleading Savior, too!)

Late breaking news and listener feedback - Related links:
The Ox Files, Dad29, Bleu Clair Rhapsody et la Symphonie de [crickets]
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Monday, August 28, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 44



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I just bought a new mic, but I'm still making adjustments. So please bear with me.

What is a bench fee, and why is it highly supported by parish organists? This pertains primarily to funerals and weddings. Feasts for the week: August 28-29
Music List: Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time (We finished our third and final consecutive week of Taste and See as the responsorial Psalm)

Music:
1. Sanctus XVIII (Chant); 2. Ubi Caritas (Chant, Mode VI)
3. Grand Frere, by Pierre Journel, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network

Commercials: Going Fourth; iPadre Podcast/Videocast; Disciples with Microphones
Christus Vincit Sports: Shamus talks about the slumping Red Sox and wishes he had steroids. Blogs mentioned: The New Liturgical Movement, Catholic Caveman
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Receiving the Holy Eucharist edition (encore from Podcast #12), brought to you by Inflatable Church
Thank you for your Podcast Alley votes this month. 14 is most votes in one month in Christus Vincit history!
Closing notes, a plug for my parish by the author of The Reform of the Reform?, and we read some feedback from our listeners.

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Monday, August 21, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 43



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Continuing where we left off two weeks ago. 21 pieces of music added from the search engines of OCP, combing sections H and I of their "Song search" engine.
Feasts for the week: August 21-25
Music lists: Assumption (scroll to CVP #42 for the Assumption Special if you haven't done so yet) and Twentieth Sunday of Ordinary Time.

Music:
1. The Queen Stands at Your Right Hand (written by yours truly)
2. The Church's One Foundation (tune: Aurelia);
3. Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (tune: Grosser Gott)
4. Final verse of Hail, Holy Queen Enthroned Above, as sung by the Mater Ecclesiae Choir, Camden, NJ. (This setting really ROCKS!)
5. Jesu Christe, by Fugli, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network. Fugli's blog (He's mentioned CVP there).

Commercials: Catholic: Under the Hood, iPadre, Disciples with Microphones

Christus Vincit Sports: Bishops in Sports, NFL Preseason Edition
Additional link: The New Liturgical Movement
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: John 6 edition, brought to you by Knight Writer
Podcast Alley news: a thank you, and one special favor.
Finally, listen as quarterback Brian gets sacked by linebacker Shamus at the end.

Monday, August 14, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 42



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For our part, we'll be discussing the Propers for Assumption and the Vigil. We'll also discuss hymn suggestions for the day.
Feasts for the Week: August 14-19
Music list: Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. Signum Magnum (Mode VII Chant);
2. The Queen Stands at Your Right Hand (written by yours truly)
3. Assumpta Est Maria in Caelum (Mode VIII Chant); 4. Salve Regina (Mode V Chant)
5. Vivace from the (Georg Philip) Telemann Sonata in F Minor, played by Josh Jacobson, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network. Josh's podcast: Just Joshin'.

Commercials:: Christus Vincit - the BLOG, Voice of Mary, Disciples with Microphones

News from the Blogosphere: Links included:
Stephen Colbert customizable "On Notice" Board,
Gerald Augustinus - The Cafeteria Is Closed, Argent by the Tiber,
Amy Welborn - Open Book, Dad 29, Saint Cecilia Schola Cantorum,
Fr. Erik Richtsteig - Orthometer, Ed Peters - In the Light of the Law

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Ave Maria Edition (encore from Podcast #3), brought to you by Fiat, the Official Car of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Monday, August 7, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 41



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Today we continue with The Christus Vincit Wish List, thirty-two additional songs, covering the D, E, F, and G sections of the OCP search indices.
We've added two new features, one regular, called Feasts for the Week, and one rotating (as need arises), called Multiple Choice (a comic segment).
We've also ditched the Christus Vincit Weatherman, and brought back (for this week at least anyways) Christus Vincit Sports.
Feasts for the Week: August 7-11
Music List: the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Music:
1. Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (tune: Hyfrydol); 2. Beautiful Savior (tune: St. Elizabeth)
3. Andante from the (Georg Philip) Telemann Sonata in F Minor, played by Josh Jacobson, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network. Josh's podcast: Just Joshin'.

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Multiple Choice: We'll be playing "five questions" with our listeners.

Note: Next continuation of the Christus Vincit Wish List will be aired in two weeks. Next week, as part of a Carnivale with Disciples with Microphones, our feature topic will be on Music for Assumption. Other podcasters who will present Assumption-themed features for the "Carnivale" will include (but not be limited to) Fr. Seraphim Beshoner, Susan Bailey, and George Leite. Should be really good!

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Monday, July 31, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 40



Listen below, or download here. (39:06/17.9 MB)

Forty shows and still going!

Today we continue with The Christus Vincit Wish List, 31 more songs, covering the entire C section of the OCP search indices.
We also talk about musical settings of the Prayer (Suscipe) of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (his feast day is today), namely Prayer of Self-Offering by Alexander Peloquin, from his tribute CD, Radiating Christ, performed by the Gregorian Concert Choir, directed by the Reverend Monsignor Anthony Mancini.
Music List: Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music a-plenty:
1. The Church's One Foundation (tune: Aurelia)
2. Remember, Lord, Thy Servants (written by yours truly)
3. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (tune: Lobe den Herren)
4. Allegro from the (Georg Philip) Telemann Sonata in F Minor, played by Josh Jacobson, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network. Josh also has a podcast, called Just Joshin'.

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Shamus the Christus Vincit Weatherman once again makes off like he's the grand weather maker, promising thunderboomers, ka-blammies, and even a 100-degree day.

Finally: a note about Poncho Ladies, and a brainstorm for an all-Catholic version of the Mystery Worshipper.
Parody Sneak Preview: Big Sibling
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Monday, July 24, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 39



Listen below, or download here. (29:16/13.4 MB)

Today we start a new series: The Christus Vincit Wish List, where we explore music available via search in the OCP (Oregon Catholic Press) Website that should have hit the famous (or infamous) Music Issue. In today's show, we cover the first 24 pieces, covering the A and B sections of the search indices.

Music List: Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time. Related link: The Gregorian Concert Choir's rendition of Alexander Peloquin's Gloria of the Bells, conducted by the Reverend Monsignor Anthony Mancini.
Commercials: SaintCast, iPadre, Disciples with Microphones.
Shamus the Christus Vincit Weatherman reports the weather in Christus Vincit Land

Music:
1. Andante Cantabile from the (Georg Philip) Telemann Sonata in F Minor, played by Josh Jacobson, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network
2. Berceuse (written by Louis Vierne)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Spinal Tap Edition, courtesy of Lee PressOn Spine

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Monday, July 17, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 38



Listen below, or download here. (35:27/16.2 MB)


Today we will be featuring organs in Tiverton, Providence, Cranston, Woonsocket, and Cumberland, RI, and Fall River MA, that I think are fun to play and/or hear. Here they are, pictured above. We're also reminiscing a "lost 45" - The Spirit of God by Lucien Deiss, C.S.Sp.
Music List: Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Music:
1. O God, Our Help in Ages Past (tune: St. Anne)
2. Lord, Let Us See Your Kindness (music written by yours truly)
3. Alleluia for the day (Mode VI, with Psalm Tone by yours truly)
4. Rejoice in the Lord Always (guest accompanist: Reuel Gifford)

Shamus, the Christus Vincit Weatherman: Is Shamus inventing the thunderboomers?
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Top Ten List: Top Ten Funniest Instruments Used at Mass, brought to you by Where in the World Is Archbishop Milingo
We read some listener comments on the air, and closing by Shamus.

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Monday, July 10, 2006

CHRISTUS VINCIT PODCASTING 37



Listen below, or download here. (29:58/13.7 MB)

The eulogy is not allowed at Funeral Masses, but discover how the Mass is often abused by it! Also hear some snippets written by two Archbishops, one American, the other Irish.

Music:
1. Organ Impromptu #1, by yours truly
2. The Driving Song by Bob Hughes, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network

Music List: Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, and a hymn that you might be surprised to discover a copyright on
Shamus, the Christus Vincit Weatherman: Will there be any more thunderboomers in Christus Vincit Land? Shamus has the full forecast (ha ha!).
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Top Ten Least Popular Eulogy Lines, brought to you by the Society for a Moratorium on the Music of Marty Haugen and David Haas
Closing notes, and Shamus once again falls on his tookus!

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