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Rorate Mass: Advent’s Ancient and Beautiful SecretPublished: December 30, 2022For the first time, Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish celebrated a sung Rorate Mass: an early-morning candlelight Votive Mass for Our Lady. This ancient Advent tradition is garnering renewed attention in the Catholic Church. Photos available in the article!Continue reading »
Parish Music Program Expands and Soars into a New SeasonPublished: September 8, 2022After another successful Chant Camp this August, the youth choirs of Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish are expanding to accommodate an increased enrollment, varying aptitudes, and a more rigorous liturgical schedule for this upcoming season. More details and pictures from Chant Camp in the full article...Continue reading »
Fauré’s Requiem: A Rare Liturgical PerformancePublished: March 24, 2022The Schola Cantorum of Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish joined the St. Gregory Institute of Sacred Music and a 10-piece orchestra for an extraordinary and seldom-seen liturgical performance of Fauré's Requiem. See more details, pictures, audio samples, and video links in the full article!Continue reading »
Schola Premieres New Music From Across the PondPublished: January 18, 2022This Christmas, the Schola Cantorum of Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish premiered a new commissioned work by German composer Christoph Dalitz. This is their third collaboration with contemporary European composers. See the full article for more information about these exciting partnerships, as well as a sample recording!Continue reading »