Wherefore art thou Chant?

It never occurred to me until reading this essay that Chant wasn't the established norm of liturgy prior to Vatican II. That means that the reform of the reform is not a restoration of something that was...it's a finally establishing something that's never had its moment under the sun. This essay makes me think that giving Chant its pride of place would actually be something very, very NEW-- rather than the reassertion of something archaic. Read it here:


Msgr.Pope also busts some myths regarding liturgical continuity in the papacies prior to Paul VI:


Meanwhile this article busts some myths in the reactions to the recent motu proprio:


Mind. Blown.

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