From Tuesday August 16 to Saturday August 20, Universa Laus, the international study group for liturgical music, met at the Villa Cagnola in Gazzada, near Varese, in northern Italy, for its annual international gathering.
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It is fascinating to see how liberal the German-speaking repertoire is when it comes to texts of the Order of Mass…. The Sanctus was sung in German to the music of Owen Alstott’s Heritage Mass.
I would invite Pray Tell readers to consider coming to Universa Laus 2014 in Loreto, Italy. Check the Universa Laus website for more information.
Fr. Aidan Peter Rossiter, CJ, offered a very passionate address in “Sacrosanctum Concilium? We’ve Only Scratched the Surface! Pastoral Reflections on SC 50 years on.”
The day concluded with aperitifs, a magnificent festive dinner, and shared entertainment and conversation in the commons room bar. It comprised another rich experience of multi-cultural perspectives, shared laughter and insight, and mutual prayer.
It was a very full day, but rich in shared prayer, opportunities for conversation over meals, and a true appreciation for diverse cultural expressions of our common faith.
Four conferences this summer on liturgical music, at which Fr. Michael Joncas will be speaking.