The True Beauty of Liturgical Music

Posted March 13, 2018 10:08 am by John Paul Meenan, Editor

The True Beauty of Liturgical Music

The tragic loss of beauty in liturgy we should not dismiss lightly, for if there is one thing we can glean from Scripture, and from the Church’s two millennia of Tradition, it is that we should offer the very best to God in our worship of Him; yet what we often experience, sadly, is tawdriness and mediocrity, a second-hand sacrifice like Cain of old.
Yet some might argue, and have so argued: who is to determine what is beautiful? Is beauty not in the eye of the beholder, and does not even the great Saint Thomas define the beautiful as quod visum

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