Monday, June 6, 2011

It's Time to Revisit the Music Question

Jason T. Adams weighs in at Catholic Exchange, with points such as

It is hard for the participants in the Mass to quiet their minds and hearts enough to take in the words and symbols of the Mass amid the cacophony of modern instrumentation. Contemporary Christian pop and rock music is about as compatible with sacred liturgy as Ozzy Osbourne’s greatest hits would be for a romantic dinner for two. Just as a couple desires peace and quiet so they can take in the conversation and the beauty of the other, so the heart desires peacefulness and quietude in the Mass.