Sunday, December 7, 2008


Listen below, or download here. (46:42/42.7 MB)

Today we continue our coverage on the 2009 OCP Music Issue (cover pictured at left).  We also chat about Advent, and preparation for Christmas, and Bishop William E. Slattery (Tulsa, OK) gives his take about ad Orientem.
Feasts for the month: December 2008. More info: New Advent Website.
CVA Suggestion Box: Third Sunday of Advent. For more info, CanticaNOVA Planning Pages for Third Sunday of Advent.
Don't Do This at Church
Music: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Mode I), as rendered by Darrell Smith, courtesy of Podsafe.

Top Ten Things I Do Not Want to See or Hear at an Advent Mass, brought to you by Wee Believers Mass Kit for Little Boys
News at the Door from the Schwan's Schnark: We've gone cheesy!
Scenes from a Rehearsal: Rejoice in the Lord Always (setting by yours truly)
The Bible in the Eyes of a Child
Salute to St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church (Beverly, MA), for excellent liturgical music!

Pew editions of music written by yours truly mentioned here:
Rejoice in the Lord Always; Hear Us, O Shepherd Lord of Israel;
Lord, You Have Greatly Blessed Your Land

Additional links: What Does the Prayer Really Say; Chabanel Psalms for Year B

CVA/CVTV Krakowska Kielbasa Wall of Fame; / How to Get Your Deli on the Wall of Fame
CVA Interactive Corner (including the Facebook group, Fans of Christus Vincit Anywhere)