Sunday, July 26, 2009

Gregorian Chant - "Salve Regina"

This is the Latin chant "Salve Regina" (or Hail, Holy Queen, which is a common Catholic prayer) performed by the monks of the Abbey of Notre Dame.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Gregorian Chant - "Dies Irae"

This is a rendition of the famous 13th century Latin Catholic hymn, "Dies Irae" (or, "Day of Wrath," about the Second Coming of Christ and Judgment Day). This rendition is off the 1994 CD, "Ego sum Ressurectio," and is difficult to find.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Pèlerinage Chartres-Montmartre

Pèlerinage de Notre Dame de Chartres au Sacré Coeur de Montmartre, 2007.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

The Everyday: Benedictine Life at Mount Saviour Monastery

The Everyday is a one-hour program documenting the lives of the monks living at Mount Saviour Monastery in Elmira, New York. The program, shot over the course of five years, is an invitation into the private and holy existence of monks.

The Everyday explores the monastic attitudes toward everyday secular issues, such as work, commitment and love. The monks offer insights to the joys and the disappointments of monastic life and in the process, lay down the groundwork for a new way of thinking about our own 'everyday' lives.

"The Everyday" is a profile of six monks and their quest to achieve the extraordinary by doing the ordinary, faithfully, everyday