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Auditions: MA in Liturgical Music at St. John’s

It’s the most integrated program in the U.S. – music plus liturgy plus real-world ministry, and the only Catholic masters program in music accredited by the Association of Theological Schools. Auditions March 26-27.

Pax Christi Award to be Given to David Haas, Marty Haugen, and Michael Joncas

The highest award of Saint John’s Abbey and University will be given to the Minnesota composers this coming June.

Geneviève Noufflard

She was one of the three secretaries of Père Joseph Gelineau, SJ, becoming his PA for many years and also accompanying him on many foreign trips as his interpreter.

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MA in Liturgical Music at St. John’s Graduate School of Theology

It’s the most integrated program in the U.S. – music plus liturgy plus real-world ministry. We are the only Catholic masters program in music accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.

OneLicense and LicenSing to Merge

The new Company, jointly owned by GIA and OCP, will retain the ONE LICENSE name, Chicago offices, and OneLicense.net website. Participating publishers include OCP, GIA, Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Hope Publishing, Concordia, Church Publishing, Oxford University Press, International Liturgy Publications, and many more.

Steve Petrunak, Incoming NPM President, in Interview

My vision in 5 words? “United by gifts and talents.” The National Association of Pastoral Musicians has a most gifted and talented membership, filled with wisdom and energy. It is the task of leadership to bring them all together for the good of the association.

NPM Names New President

Steve Petrunak has directed a very strong music program at St. Blase Parish in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Liturgy Lines: “Earworms”

“… the point at which the musicians are getting tired of certain hymns is the very time when the assembly is getting to know a piece well.”

“Twelve Secular Christmas Songs that are Actually About Advent”

What do such musical gems as “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman,” “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth,” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” have in common?
They are about Advent!

John Limb to Step Down as OCP Publisher

Limb will be available to OCP in an “emeritus role” for five years.