Music for Easter Sunday: Pascha nostrum

“Christ, our Paschal Lamb, has been sacrificed, alleluia; therefore, let us keep the feast by sharing the unleavened bread of uprightness and truth, alleluia.”

Music for Holy Saturday: Recessit Pastor Noster

“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death…as well our Saviour has destroyed.”


The Coronavirus Easter

Those who argue that the virus isn’t a serious problem and that the lockdown was unnecessary have more brains than sense.

The triumph of the Cross

Reports of the Church’s decline ignore worldwide growth, even in such apparently unlikely places as Iran, and throughout much of the Muslim-majority world.