Music

Total 11 Posts

MOSAIC Soul enlivening the vocal music scene of Chicago—from a Black Catholic HQ

A new musical group in Chicago, led by a Black Catholic co-founder and fueled by local connections, is set to release its debut album on Sunday.

Tributes to Kenneth W. Louis, a Black Catholic musical giant gone too soon

One of several Black Catholic giants lost last year, Kenneth Wayne Louis was a liturgist par excellence. He is remembered here by a few who knew him well.

Birthdays and bishops: the story of the Black Catholic pectoral cross

Jan 28th is a day of celebration for multiple reasons in the Black Catholic community, and the point of connection is best seen in a small (and rare) cross.

M. Roger Holland to head Black Catholic music at GIA

M. Roger Holland, a stories liturgist out of Denver, has been named editor of Black Catholic music for perhaps the largest Catholic publisher in the US.

A Black Catholic choir almost forgotten in the day's ado

The Black Catholic angle of the Biden-Harris inauguration day was not impossible to find, but it wasn't obvious either. Such is the life of double minorities.

Trump's hero garden to feature greats, not-so-greats, and several Black Catholics

244 Americans are included in Trump's planned statue garden in DC, but the list—which includes Black Catholics and anti-Black ones—is furrowing more than a few eyebrows.

US Catholic liturgy group responds to USCCB document on hymnody

A national group of Catholic church musicians has now weighed in on the USCCB's new worship document, urging no sudden moves independent of local ordinaries.
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