Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Our Lord Jesus Christ, The Eternal High Priest

For Mitchell Palmer and all those who are celebrating the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, The Eternal High Priest. Here is a link for a 35-page PDF containing the text (i.e., propers) for the feast from the Liturgy Office of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. It has the Liturgy of the  Hours, Lectionary, the Roman Missal, the Roman Martyrology, and hymns in musical notation. It has rubrics in red and helpful notes. It's a beautiful thing to read and pray and sing no matter where you live. Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

From the New Liturgical Movement

How to Choose Art for the Psalms and the Divine Office: A Summary of Past Principles

If you want to see some of the best Christian art ever created (in my humble opinion) then do a search on google images for “Gothic psalters” or “medieval illumination”. By digging around from those starting points, you can see wonderful examples of Western and Eastern Christian sacred illumination. Unlike, most larger paintings, the pages have not been displayed for centuries in the light, and their colors remain fresh, their design sharp and clean...