Tools for Parishes

Music at Mass

By Fr. Gilles Mongeau, SJ, Contributing Editor, Living with Christ

Perhaps one of the most interesting and least known contributions of the new General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) is its reflection on the role of singing in the liturgy. It offers a genuine theology of music at mass, with insights into the role of the choir, the ministry of the cantor, and the meaning of various chants in the liturgy. Read more