Mamma Mia! listening to Mozart lowers blood pressure…but ABBA has no impact  

Due to this phenomenon and all the bad news that we read day after day, we have installed 2 music videos on the left sidebar which you can employ to play Mozart whilst reading the news. So now you can lower your blood pressure and still keep abreast of the headlines. Mamma Mia! listening to Mozart lowers blood pressure…but ABBA has no impact Mozart’s Symphony No 40 in g minor lowered blood pressure Sarah Knapton, science editor 21 JUNE Continue Reading →

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! | Servus Fidelis ~ The Faithful Servant

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Songs for Sunday

Archdiocese of Washington

I was reminded recently of one of my favorite hymns as I read the first reading at Mass. In particular these lines stood out: [An] angel came out of the temple, crying out in a loud voice to the one sitting on the cloud [Jesus], “Use your sickle and reap the harvest, for the time to reap has come, because the earth’s harvest is fully ripe.” So the one who was sitting on the cloud Continue Reading →

A Music Set Apart | Crisis Magazine

The offertory antiphon for the Sunday before the last Sunday of the liturgical year is the famous text “De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine; Domine, exaudi vocem meam.” From the depths, I have cried out to you, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice. It’s not a text heard in parish praxis much anymore. It doesn’t fit the decades-old clamor for upbeat, put-a-smile-on-your-face pop songs that are favored by publishers and pew sitters alike. And yet Continue Reading →

Sunday Songs