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Brief about Richard Morris: By info that we know Richard Morris was born at 1970-01-01. And also Richard Morris is English Clergyman.

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You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic music program of any quality, consistent with the Roman rite tradition.

Tags: Country, Hand, Music

All you hear Catholics turning out these days are pop versions of the old Protestant anthems.

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The tunes, rhythms, and messages are drawn mainly from secular culture.

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When the truth is that there would be no great Western music, and certainly no decent choral repertoire, without the Catholic faith.

Tags: Faith, Great, Music

As for sacred polyphony, there is no reason to be afraid of it.

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At St. Francis de Sales in Atlanta, we do not have an organ. We do not have rehearsals during the week. We do not have a professional choir.

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But nowadays hymns are the norm, because people don't have much else to sing.

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Catholic liturgical music, it would seem, is everywhere but in the Catholic Church itself.

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Ironically, we live in times that are awash in authentic sacred music.

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It would be difficult to discover the truth about the universe if we refused to consider anything that might be true.

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Music had always been the handmaid of the Roman liturgy.

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Never have so many recordings of the great Masses and motets been in wider circulation.

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Once the Mass is restored to its rightful place, we will again see choirs being developed.

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Participation is easily obtained with Latin chant.

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Record stores have whole sections devoted to the chant.

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The democratic and pedestrian character of the new Mass itself seems to invite the ditties that pass for hymns these days.

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Then suddenly the Roman liturgy disappeared as we knew it.

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There's nothing stupider than bursting into song for seven seconds and then falling silent again.

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You can read about it all you want, but there is no substitute for just doing it.

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And this speaks to the larger problem that no one wants to talk about: the restoration of the Roman rite is a precondition for a long-term fix for the problem.

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