To launch the Dublin Diocesan Prayer Initiative, million selling Catholic composer John Michael Talbot led prayer through music events for over 2,000 people in Drumcondra, Bray and UCD in early November. Here he talks to Link-up about his background, his ‘search for the Church’ and the source of his music.
Antonin Dvorák died on 1 May 1904. One of the few practising Catholics among the great composers, he left us some of the world’s most beautiful melodies, writes Bro Paul SVD.
“Bis orat qui bene cantat” (“Who sings well prays twice”) is the proverb with which the General Instruction of the Roman Missal introduces its section on “The Importance of Singing at Mass”. The choir, as well as sing its own parts, should fosters the active participation of the people in [...]