Immaculate MusicNews
August 11, 2018

“Alleluia- Virgo Clara”- by the Franciscans of the Immaculate

Ave Maria! This is a chant by our very own Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate from the album "Virgo Parens." Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZchbthPXbwU
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Immaculate MusicNews
August 2, 2018

O Sanctissima – A Marian Hymn

Ave Maria! On this Franciscan Feast Day of  Feast of Our Lady of the Angels (the Portiuncula) we draw attention to this Marian hymn, "O Sanctissima" traces its roots back to the 17th…
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Immaculate MusicNews
May 19, 2018

Veni Sancte Spiritus- Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

Ave Maria, As we celebrate Pentecost, may we call down the Holy Spirit with the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKaV3jYvQXA   VENI, Sancte Spiritus, et emitte caelitus lucis tuae radium. COME, Holy…
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Immaculate MusicNews
May 9, 2018

“Salve Virgo Virginum”- On The Harp

Ave Maria! This anonymous piece was originally scored as a 3-voice motet, and it can be found in a miscellaneous manuscript from the 1300s. Enjoy!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DepWn0G3YtM   Text and translation: Salve virgo…
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Immaculate MusicNews
April 30, 2018

“As I kneel Before You” with Lyrics

Ave Maria, This is a wonderful marian hymn that calls to mind the Blessed Virgin's presence while we pray with her and to her. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaDeqSotwoc   As I kneel before you Hymn…
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Immaculate MusicNews
April 16, 2018

F.I. Music Concert

Ave Maria, Here is an old video of the Franciscans of the Immaculate. This is a concert that took place on September 15, 2011, at the conclusion of a Marian symposium in Frigento,…
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Immaculate MusicNews
April 6, 2018

Concordi Laetitia- A Marian Easter Hymn!

Ave Maria! This hymn encompasses the joy of Mary in this Easter season! May we rejoice with Her and Her Beloved Son! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx1nuAK-ius   CONCORDI LAETITIA 1. With harmonious joy, with sadness repelled,…
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Immaculate MusicNews
March 15, 2018

O Sacred Head Surrounded- Hymn

Ave Maria! This hymn is based on a long medieval Latin poem, Salve mundi salutare, with stanzas addressing the various parts of Christ's body hanging on the Cross. The last part of the…
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Immaculate MusicNews
March 8, 2018

Audi, Benigne- A Lenten Hymn

Ave Maria, In the Roman Breviary this hymn is used at Sunday Vespers during Lent from the first Sunday in Lent until the Friday before Passion Sunday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjCOMJkfEAs   AUDI, benigne Conditor, nostras…
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October 16, 2017

Video – Music Event – Albrights & Cloutiers – CONF 390

Ave Maria! Cloutiers: 21:29 - Start: Hail Holy Queen Enthroned Above (video soon after) 25:07 - First and second movements Corelli sonata 2 violins & cello 30:41 - Jesus joy of man's desiring…
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Bloomington, INFr. Ignatius ManfredoniaHomily
June 9, 2017

Jun 09 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Let the Word Dwell in You Abundantly

Fr. Ignatius on how we should let the Word of God dwell in us abundantly. We should do this by reading, praying, singing and living the Gospels. Father points to St. Ephrem whose…
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Immaculate Music
April 25, 2016

Video – The Butterfly by Eric Genuis, Natalie Helm and Maude

Ave Maria! This song is from a concert performed last year at our Sacred Heart Chapel in Bloomington, IN by Eric Genuis and his trio of soloists. It is titled "The Butterfly" and was composed by…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
November 22, 2014

Nov 22 – Homily – Fr Elias: Purity and Martyrdom, Past and Future

Homily #141122b ( 11min) Play - Fr. Elias reflects on the book of Revelation which the Church focuses on toward the end of the liturgical season because it talks about the end of time. Father combines this…
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From the Web
March 25, 2014

Ave Maria sung by a Child

Ave Maria! I thought this would be good for the Annunciation. It is from the Holland version of America's got Talent. Enjoy!
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Fr. Benedict GrantGriswold, CTHomily
June 18, 2013

Jun 18 – Homily – Fr. Benedict: St. Ephrem – Mary’s Own Singer

Homily #130618 ( 09min) Play - Called the "Harp of the Holy Spirit" for his hymns and the greatest poet of his time, St. Ephrem was also called "Mary's Own Singer" for his…
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