Monday, June 8, 2015

The Benedictine Monks Are Back

But it's not the same Benedictines who made chant fashionable again two decades ago. This time, it's the Benedictine monks of Norcia, Italy (birthplace of St. Benedict) who have released a Marian chant album called Benedicta. It includes an original composition called "Nos Qui Christi Lugum." It's hard to imagine that chant was not sung at the Norcia monastery for nearly 200 years. Oh well, better late than never.

Read more about it here.

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