Open Call for Submissions

Dear Readers,

In an effort to expand the scope and reach of this website, CRM will now be accepting unsolicited submissions for publication. Our rules and guidelines can be found in the Submissions tab. We are looking for quality writing on any topic having to do with the propagation, exposition, practice, or defense of the Catholic Faith. We are especially interested in art and science, but articles on spirituality, dogmatics, moral theology, liturgy, evangelization, etc., are welcome.

We look forward to hearing from you…
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One Bishop’s Bold Move to Restore the Sacred

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The ongoing effort to reform the sacred liturgy within the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite often begins with the reintroduction of several traditional practices. A greater use of Latin, the return of communion rails, and even (on occasion) the offering of the Holy Sacrifice ad orientem. One area that has been much slower to see reform, however, is in the selection of music used at Mass.

On more than one occasion I have had a pastor express the great difficulty faced when looking to address this single aspect of our worship. It would seem that many of the faithful have grown quite possessive of their favorite OCP hymns over the years. After all, what is Mass without those sweet sounds of the seventies and eighties courtesy of Marty Haugen and David Haas? What would Mass be without the modern, first person, “We as Jesus” hymns like , “I Am…

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