2351 McKinley St. N.E.
of St. Thomas
Paul, MN 55105-1096
telephone: (612) 962-5000
telephone: (612) 962-5308
Born: 20 December 1951, eldest of eight
Parents: Paul Eugene and Theresa Jeanine (Narog)
a Roman Catholic presbyter for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and
Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA) on 31 May 1980
Pastor, Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maplewood,
Minnesota (USA) 1980-4.
Minister and Director of Education, Newman Community at the University of
in Rome 1987-91.
Administrator, St. Cecilia's Parish 1991-1993.
Assistant Professor, Department of Theology, University of St. Thomas 1991-2001.
Professor, Department of Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas
B.A. (English) magna cum laude from St. Thomas College, St. Paul,
M.A. (Liturgical Studies) summa cum laude from University of Notre
Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)
S.L.L. summa cum laude from the Pontificio Istituto Liturgico at
the Collegio Sant'Anselmo (Roma, Italia)
S.L.D. summa cum laude from the Pontificio Istituto Liturgico at
the Collegio Sant'Anselmo (Roma, Italia); dissertation: "HYMNUM TUAE
GLORIA CANIMUS. Toward an Analysis of the Vocal Expression of the
Eucharistic Prayer in the Roman Rite: Tradition, Principles, Method".
In addition to my teaching at the Newman
Center listed above, I have taught in the following academic programs:
St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity, St. Paul, MN (Liturgical Studies)
of St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN: Permanent Deacon Formation Program
(Liturgical Studies, Homiletics)
of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN: M.A. Program in Catechetics and Liturgy
(Liturgical Studies, Scripture)
Formation Program: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet, St. Paul, MN
Vincent Pallotti Institute for Lay Leadership (Rome)
Hearts Community Renewal Program (Rome)
Renewal Program "Siloam" (Rome)
Mary's University (San Antonio, TX)
Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
College of St. Elizabeth (Convent Station, NJ)
Newman Theological College (Edmonton, Alberta CANADA)
St. John's University (Collegeville, MN)
University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX)
non-academic teaching includes numerous workshops on liturgy and liturgical
music in the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, England, Belgium, Italy,
have published articles, reviews and interviews in the following journals:
Feasts and Seasons (Liturgical Conference)
Service (Liturgical Conference)
Liturgy (Resource Publications)
Music (National Association of Pastoral Musicians)
(Liturgy Training Publications)
Orans (Pontifical Liturgical Institute, Rome)
Liturgicae (Centro Liturgico Vincenziano, Rome)
Liturgy (Oregon Catholic Press)
(Archdiocese of Buffalo, NY)
(St. John's College, Waterford, Ireland)
(Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA)
Ministry (Maria Stein Center, OH)
GIA Quarterly (Gregorian Institute of America)
Perspectives (University of St. Thomas Catholic Studies Program)
Logos (University of St. Thomas Catholic Studies Program)
Vita in Cristo e nella Chiesa
Bibel und Liturgie
Activity, Service and Justice." Major Feasts and Seasons 1/1 (1975) 65-8.
and the Social Gospel" Major
Feasts and Seasons 1/2 (1975) 75-8.
History of the Local Church." Major
Feasts and Seasons 1/3 (1976) 37-9.
and the Parish Community." Major
Feasts and Seasons 1/4 (1976) 41-4.
Christmas Journey from Hostility to Hospitality."
Major Feasts and Seasons 2/1 (1976) 69-72.
Ministry." Major Feasts
and Seasons 2/2 (1976) 69-72.
the Word in the Seventies." Modern Liturgy 4 (1977) 4-5.
and Music: Singing the Meaning of the Words."
Pastoral Music 1 (1977) 12-15.
Parish Picnic." Major
Feasts and Seasons 2/3 (1977) 49-50.
Sabbath Keeping." Major
Feasts and Seasons 2/4 (1977) 47-50.
season of nurture." Liturgy
24 (1979) 13-16.
and Music: Singing the Meaning of the Words." In Pastoral Music in Practice: A Collection of Articles
First Published in Pastoral Music Magazine.
Ed. Virgil C. Funk and Gabe Huck. Washington,
DC/Chicago, IL: National Association of Pastoral Musicians/Liturgy Training
Publications, 1981. Pp. 135-40.
Liturgy of the Hours:] How I Made it Work." Pastoral Music 6 (1982) 7-8.
Eucharist in health care settings: some pastoral care issues."
Hospital Progress 64 (1983) 66-68.
on the gathering rites." Modern
Liturgy 10 (1983) 6-7.
[for Advent-Christmastide]." In
Parish Path through Advent and Christmastide.
Ed. Mary Ann Simcoe. Chicago,
IL: Liturgy Training Publications, Inc.
1983. Pp. 58-65.
are Singing." Pastoral
Music 10 (1986) 11-13.
Eucharist in Images." Pastoral
Music 13 (1989) 25-9.
of Sorrow and Celebration." Pastoral
Music 13 (1989) 29-33.
`Visitation' Formulary in the Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin
Mary: An Exercise in Liturgical Exegesis."
Worship 64/3 (May 1990) 242-59.
among the Marcosians: A Study of Irenaeus' Adversus Haereses I,
13:2." Questions Liturgiques 71/2 (1990) 99-111.
Catholic Liturgical Composition in the United States." Liturgy
9/1 (1990) 43-53.
Culture? Whose Traditions? Educational Challenges," Pastoral Music
14/6 (August-September 1990) 27-32.
Liturgy of the Hours] How I Made It Work."
In Pastoral Music in Practice 4: Weddings, Funerals, Liturgy of
the Hours. Ed. Virgil C.
Funk. Washington, DC: The
Pastoral Press, 1990. Pp.
of the Hours: Problem Child of the Liturgical Reform."
Pastoral Music 15/6 (1991) 13-14.
Musicology and Musical Semiotics: Theoretical Foundations and Analytic
Orans [Roma] 8/2 (1991) 181-206.
A. Hoffman's `Holistic' Approach to Liturgical Studies: A Review and Some
Methodological Reflections." Questions
Liturgiques 72/2 (1991) 89-107.
Once Was Blind and Now I See: The Second Scrutiny" Catechumenate: A
Journal of Christian Initiation 13/6 (November 1991) 2-9.
Psalmschrift Project: A Pattern for Daily Prayer?"
Pastoral Music 16/2 (December 1991-January 1992) 19-22.
Once Was Blind and Now I See: Second Scrutiny."
In Celebrating the Rites of Adult Initiation: Pastoral Reflections.
Ed. Victoria M. Tufano. Chicago,
IL: Liturgy Training Publications, 1992.
New Roman Rite Prayer of Ordination of Presbyters: A Liturgical Vision of
the Priesthood." The
Priest 48/5 (May 1992) 39-47.
Musicam Sacram: Twenty-Five Years of Development in Roman Rite
Liturgical Music." Worship
66/2 (May 1992) 212-231.
Ahead: Church Music in the Year 2000"
Anima 16/2 (Spring 1992) 22-26.
of Fountain of Life. Worship
66/5 (September 1992) 473-476.
Bonaccorso's Semiotic Approach to Liturgical Studies: A Review of Introduzione
allo studio della liturgia." Questions Liturgiques 73/3 (1992) 161-169.
Concerning Roman Rite Ordinations Leading to the Reform Mandated in Sacrosanctum
Concilium 76." Ecclesia Orans 9 (1992) 307-339.
in the Mysteries of Christ during Ordinary Time: Liturgical
References." Marian Studies 43 (1992) 72-131.
the Tasks of Presbyteral Ministry: A Comparison of the Promissio
Electorum in the 1968 and 1990 Roman Rite Ordination Ritual."
In In Service of the Church: Essays on Theology and Ministry
honoring Reverend Charles L. Froehle.
Ed. Victor J. Klimoski and Mary Christine Athans.
St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity University of St.
Thomas, 1993. Pp. 101-116.
Charism of Diocesan Priesthood: Naming the Gift."
In The Charism of Diocesan Priesthood: Proceedings of the National
Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors (St. Paul, MN: September 27 -
October 1, 1992). Chicago,
IL: National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors, 1993.
Symbols: Stumbling Blocks or Steppingstones to the Dialogue?" in Proceedings
of the Center for Jewish-Christian Learning, ed. Sr. M. C. Athans, 8
(Spring 1993) 9-26.
for Reform of the Breviary on the Eve of Vatican II."
Liturgical Ministry 2 (Summer, 1993) 82-88.
One Heart and Voice: Musicam Sacram and Liturgical Unity".
Pastoral Music 17/6 (August-September 1993) 19-21.
Christian Theology of Time". Pastoral
Music 18/1 (October-November 1993) 25-26.
Than Frosting". Pastoral
Music 18/1 (October-November 1993) 33-36.
Prayer in the Apostolic Constitutions".
Ephemerides Liturgicae 107 (1993) 113-135.
Ann Zimmerman's `Text Hermeneutics' Approach to Liturgical Studies: A Review
and Some Methodological Reflections." Questions Liturgiques 74 (1993) 208-220.
Assembly's `Ownership' of the Eucharistic Prayer: Why and How"
Today's Liturgy 16/3 (May-September 1994) 5-11.
Formation in the Seminary." Pastoral Music 18/4 (April-May 1994) 19-27.
Work of the Consilium in the Reform of Roman Rite Episcopal Ordination:
Liturgicae 108 (1994) 81-127; 183-204.
Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: The Work of a Liturgical Composer," Aquila
[St. John's College, Waterford, Ireland] (1994) 18-19.
with Michael Joncas." Ministry:
A Journal of the Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries, Santa Clara
University 2 (1994) 1-6.
and Renewing the Music of the Roman Rite."
Pastoral Music 18/6 (August-September 1994) 29-36.
Public Language of Ministry Revisited: De Ordinatione Episcopi,
Presbyterorum et Diaconorum 1990".
Worship 68/5 (1994) 386-403.
of PSALLENDUM: Miscellanea di studi in onore del Prof. Jordi Pinell i
Pons, O.S.B., Studia Anselmiana, 105; Analecta Liturgica, 15 (Roma:
Pontificio Ateneo S. Anselmo, 1992). Worship 68/5 (1994) 472-476.
Church Celebrates: The Liturgical Overview in the Catechism of the
Catholic Church." Modern
Liturgy 21/9 (November 1994) 10-13.
Word in Worship: Revealing, Reviving, Reforming."
Pastoral Music 19/1 (October-November 1994) 35-40.
and the Analysis of Liturgical Music."
Liturgical Ministry 3 (Fall 1994) 144-154.
of Paul Bradshaw's The Search for the Origins of Christian Worship:
Sources and Methods for the Study of Early Liturgy in Pro Ecclesia
3/4 (1994) 502-505.
the Word[: Homily for the Body and Blood of Christ].”
Homily Service 28/3 (June 1995) 47-49.
Sacraments in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.”
22/5 (June - July 1995) 6-9.
Sacraments of Healing in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.”
Modern Liturgy 22/8 (October 1995) 8-11.
of Service to Communion.”
Modern Liturgy 22/10 (December 1995-January 1996) 12-15.
Church at Prayer[: Learning to Live for Others]."
In Spirituality and Morality: Integrating Prayer and Action.
Ed. Dennis J. Billy and Donna Lynn Orsuto.
New York-Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1996.
the Mystery of Wedded Love: Nuptial Blessings in the Ordo Celebrandi
Matrimonium 1991." Worship
70/3 (May 1996) 210-237.
Music Since Vatican II: Discords and Harmonies in Practice and Reflection.” Church
12/2 (Summer, 1996) 44-48.
the Beauty of Holiness’: Key Questions About Liturgical Music Aesthetics.” Pastoral
Music 20/5 (June-July 1996) 30-41.
the Conversation: The Milwaukee Symposia for Church Composers.”
Worship 70/4 (July 1996) 328-335.
Holy Communion: Developing Liturgical Communication Skills.”
Eucharistic Minister 146 (May 1996) 1-2; 147 (June 1996) 1-2.
Pastoral Music 20/6 (August-September 1996) 29-34.
to Henri de Lubac’s The
Splendor of the Church and Romano Guardini’s Letters
from Lake Como in Ex Libris: A Selected Reading List of Books in the
Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Volume
2. Ed. Mary R. Reichardt.
St. Paul, MN: University of St. Thomas, 1996.
Pp. 6-8, 16-17.
“Eastern Christianity.” “Christianity
in the Early Medieval Period.”
In The Christian Theological Tradition.
Ed. Catherine A. Cory and David T. Landry.
Needham Heights, MA: Simon and Schuster Custom Publishing, 1996.
Pp. 3-13, 163-175, 179-190.
of Rembert G. Weakland’s Themes of Renewal (Beltsville, MD: The
Pastoral Press, 1995) in Worship 71/5 (September 1996) 476-477.
Twentieth Anniversary: The Pastoral Demands...Past, Present, Future.”
Pastoral Music 21/1 (October-November 1996) 25-28.
Mission and Pastoral Music: Biblical Foundations for Contemporary Practice.” In
Church Music and Mission: Papers from the Sing Our God Together
conference Birmingham, 25-28 July 1996.
Ed. Stephen Dean. Mildenhall,
Suffolk: Decani Books, 1996. Pp.
Mean?” Pastoral Music 21/2 (December 1996-January 1997) 34-38.
Church and Liturgical Renewal. Liturgy:
The Work of God’s People.”
Catholic International 8/3 (March 1997) 130-137.
of John Fenwick and Bryan Spinks, Worship in Transition: The Liturgical
Movement in the Twentieth Century (New York: Continuum, 1995) in Pro
Ecclesia 6/2 (Spring, 1997) 247-248.
to be Catholic, Section II: Urgent Questions.”
Pastoral Music 21/5 (June-July 1997) 17-22.
Skein of Sacred Sevens: Hugh of Amiens on Orders and Ordination."
In Medieval Liturgy: A Book of Essays.
Ed. Lizette Larson-Miller. Garland
Medieval Casebooks, 18. Garland
Reference Library of the Humanities, 1884.
New York-London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997.
Pp. 85-120. Reviewed by
1) Yitzhak Hen TMR 97.11.04 [email@example.com]; 2) David Power in Catholic
Historical Review 84/1 (January 1998) 74-75; 3) Rosamund McKitterick in Medieval
and Renaissance Review
Ordered to Service: The Missions of the Baptized and of the Ordained in Part
Two of the Catechism of the Catholic Church."
In The Noblest Work: Essays Celebrating the Centennial of The
Saint Paul Seminary. Ed.
Victor Klimoski. St. Paul, MN:
University of St. Thomas, 1997. Pp.
of Mary Catherine Hilkert. Naming
Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination. New York: Continuum, 1997. For The Living Light 34/1
(Fall 1997) 86-89.
Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: Roman Catholic Liturgical Music in the United
States Since Vatican II”,
electronically published at The Pastoral Treasury of Seton Hall
Virtual University (http://www.shu.edu/programs/treasury/Spirit/Gerety/101797.html).
Reform, Renewal: The Impact of Sacrosanctum Concilium on Roman Rite
Liturgy and Worship”. In Vatican II: The Continuing Agenda.
Ed. Anthony J. Cernera. Fairfield,
CT: Sacred Heart University Press, 1997.
of Andrea Grillo, Teologia fondamentale e liturgia: il rapporto tra
immediatezza e mediazione nella riflessione teologica, Caro Salutis
Cardo Studi, 10 (Padova: Edizioni Messagero C
Abbazia di Santa Giustina, 1995) in Worship 72/1 (January 1998)
Hymns for the Triduum.”
GIA Quarterly 9/2 (Winter 1998) 24-31.
in the Beginning, So Now: The Millenium as Jubilee.”
The Signature: The Newsletter of the University of St. Thomas
Catholic Studies Program 1/1 (February, 1998) 2.
Better or For Worse: Revising the Roman Rite Order of Celebrating
In Traditions and Transitions.
Ed. Eleanor Bernstein and Martin F. Connell.
Chicago, IL: Liturgy Training Publications, 1998.
of Milan and Western Metrical Hymnody.”
GIA Quarterly 9/4 (Summer 1998) 14-17, 39.
of Richard N. Fragomeni Come to the Feast: An Invitation to Eucharistic
Transformation (New York: Continuum, 1997) for American Catholic Issues
of Charles Dollen Prayerbook of the King: The Psalms (New York, Alba
House, 1998) for American Catholic Issues On-Line (http://www.adelphi.edu/~catissue).
Music as Music: The Contribution of the Human Sciences”
for Liturgy and Music: Lifetime Learning, ed. Robin A. Leaver and
Joyce Ann Zimmerman (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1998) 220-230.
of Open Catholicism: The Tradition at Its Best.
Essays in Honor of Gerard S. Sloyan in Worship 72/6
(November 1998) 565-569.
Oriente Vox: Spirituality and Culture in the Music of Arvo Pärt.” Logos
1/4 (Fall 1998) 66-93.
to Summer School in Liturgical Studies Graduates, Archdiocese of Edmonton,
Archdiocese of Edmonton Liturgy Commission Liturgy-Music Bulletin
9/2 (November 1998) 11-12.
and Music.” In Handbook
for Liturgical Studies II: Fundamental Liturgy.
Ed. Anscar J. Chupungco. Collegeville,
MN: The Liturgical Press, 1988. Pp.
e Arte: B. Canto Liturgico.” In
Scientia Liturgica. Manuale
di Liturgia II: Liturgia Fondamentale.
Ed. Anscar J. Chupungco. Casale
Monferrato: Piemme, 1998. Pp.
“L’Ordo Missae di Paolo VI: D. Canti.” In Scientia Liturgica. Manuale di Liturgia III: L’Eucaristia. Ed. Anscar J. Chupungco. Casale Monferrato: Piemme, 1998. Pp. 221-260.
of Edward Foley’s
Foundations of Christian Music: The Music of Pre-Constantinian
Christianity for Pro Ecclesia 7/4 (Fall 1998) 501-503.
Will Parishes Change?” Liturgical
Music News (Advent-Christmas 1999) 1, 3.
“Clergy, North African.” In Augustine Through the Ages: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Allan D. Fitzgerald. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1999. Pp. 213-217.
Orders.” In Augustine
Through the Ages: An Encyclopedia.
Ed. Allan D. Fitzgerald. Grand
Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1999. Pp.
Sign of Unity and an Instrument of God’s Peace.”
Pastoral Music 24/1 (October-November 1999) 21-24.
to Initiation Preaching.” Catechumenate
22/1 (January 2000) 14-34.
to the Past, Faithful for the Future: The Four Goals of Vatican II at the
Dawn of the Third Millenium.” Pastoral
Music 24/4 (April-May 2000) 17-26.
following articles in Worship Music: A Dictionary.
Ed. Edward Foley. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2000:
“Abelard, Peter” (p. 1), “Bernard
of Clairvaux, St.” (p. 35), “Books,
liturgical” (p. 40-41), “Charlemagne” (p. 61), “Compline” (p. 75),
“De Musica Sacra” (p. 87), “Divine office” (pp. 90-91), “Ephraim
the Syrian” (p. 104), “Eucharistic prayer” (pp. 107-108), “Hilary of
Poitiers, St.” (p. 143), “Isidore of Seville, St.” (p. 158),
“Lauds” (p. 176), “Liturgical Music Today” (p. 181), “Liturgy”
(pp. 181-182), “Musicae sacrae disciplina” (p. 211), “Musicam sacram”
(p. 211), “Music in Catholic Worship” (p. 212), “None” (p. 218),
“Ordo” (p. 227), “Oxyrhynchus hymn” (p. 230), “Prime” (p. 247),
“Roman Catholic worship music” (pp. 262-263), “Sacramentary” (p.
269), “Sacrosanctum Concilium” (pp. 269-270), “Sext” (p. 279),
“Terce” (p. 299), “Thomas Aquinas, St.” (p. 300), “Tra le
sollecitudini” (p. 303), “Vespers” (pp. 314-315).
the Kingdom of God: The Meal Ministry of Jesus and Its Implications for
Christian Life and Worship.” Worship
74/4 (July 2000) 329-365 [this text is also published with photographs in a
limited edition by the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St.
Reason for Our Hope: Liturgical Renewal at the Beginning of the 21st
Century.” The Liturgy
Planner Extra Issue 4 (September 2000) 4-5.
and Music” in National Conference of Catholic Bishops Subcommittee on the
Third Millennium, A Eucharistic Jubilee: A Book of Readings on the
Eucharist (Washington, DC: Secretariat for the Third Millennium and the
Jubilee Year 2000, 2000) 88-97.
con p. Jan Michael Joncas.” La
Vita in Cristo e nella Chiesa: Mensile per l’animazione liturgica 49/9
(November 2000) 38-41.
in the General Instruction 2000.” Pastoral Music 25/2 (December-January 2001) 22-28.
1. “Welche Aufgaben stellen sich Kirchenmusikern im neuen Jahrtausend?” Bibel und Liturgie 74/1 (2001) 6-12.
2. “Serving Holy Communion: Developing liturgical communication skills.” Eucharistic Minister 210 (September 2001) 5-6.
3. “Peter Abaelard’s Easter Hymns.” Proceedings of the North American Academy of Liturgy (2001) 94-107.
4. “The Song of the Assembly.” Pastoral Music 26/1 (October-November 2001) 44.
Melody of Living Water: Music Ministry and Holy Baptism." In Grace
upon Grace: Living Bread, Living Water, Living Word. Ed. Randall R.
Lee. Institute of Liturgical Studies, Occasional Papers, #9. Valpariaso,
IN: Institute of Liturgical Studies, 2002. Pp. 139-150.
1. "The Melody of Living Water: Music Ministry and Holy Baptism." In Grace upon Grace: Living Bread, Living Water, Living Word. Ed. Randall R. Lee. Institute of Liturgical Studies, Occasional Papers, #9. Valpariaso, IN: Institute of Liturgical Studies, 2002. Pp. 139-150.
2. "Foreward." In Alan J. Hommerding. Song of the Spirit: Texts for Sung Prayer. Schiller Park, IL: World Library Publications, 2002. P. 4.
3. Review of Louis-Marie Chauvet’s The Sacraments: The Word of God at the Mercy of the Body (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2001) for Catholic Issues at http://www.adelphi.edu/ci/REVIEWS/
4. “Homily Suggestions for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)”, “Homily Suggestions for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)”, “Homily Suggestions for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)”, “Homily Suggestions for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)”, “Homily Suggestions for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)”, “Sample Instruction for Catechesis on the Communion Rite” published by the Office of Worship for the Archdiocese of St. Paul – Minneapolis, MN.
5. “The Ordo Missae in the Missale Romanum 2002.” Worship 76/6 (November 2002) 521-536.”
Thoughts on Liturgical Translation.” The
Liturgy Planner (Autumn/November 2002) 11-12.
7. Review of Larry W. Hurtado's At the Origins of Christian Worship: The Context and Character of Earliest Christian Devotion in Pro Ecclesia XI/4 (Fall 2002) 492-494.
book Preaching the Rites of Christian Initiation, Forum Essays 4
(Chicago, IL: Liturgy Training Publications) was published in November, 1994.
It has been reviewed by: 1) Patrick Byrne in Liturgy Bulletin
(Canadian Catholic Bishops’
Conference); 2) Robert Waznak in Homiletic 20/1 (1995) 35-37; 3) Robert
R. Howard in Encounter 57 (Spring 1996) 194-196.
book The Catechism of the Catholic Church on Liturgy and Sacraments (San
Jose, CA: Resource Publications) was published in September, 1995.
It has been reviewed by: 1) Moira Bergin in The Furrow 49/4 (April
1998) 250-251; 2) Donald Withey in Liturgy (June-July 1998) 232-233.
book From Sacred Song to Ritual Music: Twentieth Century Understandings of
Roman Catholic Worship Music (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press) was
published in May, 1997. It has been
reviewed by: 1) Stephen Dean in The Liturgy Planner Extra Issue No. 1
(August 1997) 22-23; 2) James Chepponis in The Hymn; 3) James Frazer in
am in the process of writing another book that has been accepted for publication
by the Liturgical Press: By the Laying on of Hands: Roman Rite Ordination and
am also in the process of writing a commentary on the 1991 Roman rite marriage
ceremony for Liturgy Training Publications.
am preparing two sets of translations for publication: Ninth Century
Baptismal Commentaries: Selected Texts in Translation with Introductions and
Annotations and Ninth Century Ordination Commentaries: Selected Texts in
Translation with Introductions and Annotations.
have also composed and/or recorded the following collections of liturgical
in the Light (World Library of Sacred Music)
Eagles' Wings (North American Liturgy Resources)
Stone Shall Cry (Cooperative Music)
in Our Midst (North American Liturgy Resources)
Joyful Light (North American Liturgy Resources)
God in Song (Gregorian Institute of America)
Greater Love (Gregorian Institute of America)
Name of God (Gregorian Institute of America)
of Life and of the Living (Gregorian Institute of America)
Praise and Thanksgiving (World Library Publications)
to Me (Gregorian Institute of America)
for John Carroll (Gregorian Institute of America)
Mass (Gregorian Institute of America)
Come to Your Feast (Gregorian Institute of America)
Voice Cries Out (Oregon Catholic Press)
the Deer (Gregorian Institute of America)
of Life Be Praised (World Library of Sacred Music)
have composed the theme song “From the Ends
of the Earth”
for the North American Forum on the Catechumenate’s
Convocation, premiered in November, 1997. I
have composed settings of Psalm 110, Psalm 111, and Revelations 19:1-7 for the
Vespers service dedicating the Noack organ at St. Paul Seminary, 7 May 2000.
I have composed a communion processional “Lauda, Sion” for the
eucharist celebrating 150 years of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament at
Ste. Jean Baptiste Church in New York 24 June 2000. I have composed a
Mass setting in honor of Joseph Cardinal Bernadin on commission from the
University of St. Thomas Liturgical Choir in commemoration of their twenty-fifth
I have composed a Mass setting in honor of Joseph Cardinal Bernadin on commission from the University of St. Thomas Liturgical Choir in commemoration of their twenty-fifth anniversary.
have served as one of the editors of Gather, a hymnal published by the
Gregorian Institute of America.
am one of the principal presenters in the video program
of Faith: Liturgy and Sacraments. The
prepared by the National Conference of Catechetical Leadership and produced by
Resources for Christian Living, Allen, TX (video: 10096; companion booklet: 302)
I am one of the introducers and a principal presenter in the video program “Theology in Focus” published by Liturgical Press.
I am a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, the Catholic Theological Society of America, the College Theology Society, Concilium, and Societas Liturgica. I have served on the Nominations Committee of the CTSA from 1993-1996. I have served as delegate to the Academy Committee of the North American Academy of Liturgy from 1994-1996. From August 1994-July 1997, I served on the Constituting Board of Directors for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. I serve as an advisor to the Institute for Liturgical Formation, New Brunswick, NJ (1995- ). I served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Catholic Liturgy (1998-2000). I have served as a guest of the Advisory Committee for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (1999-2001). I am the North American correspondent for Universa Laus (2001- ).
Last updated: 30 December 2002