Mater Dei: Marian Devotion & Prayer
From Gregorian chants in honor of Marian feasts, to choral hymns and Renaissance motets, this parish music honors the Blessed Mother of God in a beautiful devotional album, and includes the angelic voices of the St. Cecilia Girls Choir.
Lumen Gentium: Advent & Christmas At Mater Dei
From haunting medieval chants to joyful traditional carols, the choirs of Mater Dei Parish bring to life the spirit of Advent and Christmas in their second album.
Lux in Tenebris: Holy Week At Mater Dei
From Gregorian Chant to Renaissance Polyphony, the choirs at Mater Dei Parish give you a glimpse into the sacredness of Holy Week.
Tenebrae Recordings for Home Use
This has been a long project in progress, but recordings of Tenebrae (chanted Divine Office night prayers) are now available. It is our hope that families who cannot make it for Tenebrae in person, will find it enriching to pray with us in spirit, and even light candles in your home, to pray Tenebrae with the parish choir and clergy.
FULL PARISH RECORDING OF HOLY THURSDAY TENEBRAE:
Features: Fr. Portzer chanting the lessons from Lamentations of Jeremiah; Allegri’s Miserere Mei at the end
FULL PARISH RECORDING OF HOLY SATURDAY TENEBRAE:
Features: the choral responsories from Victoria, as well as lessons of Jeremiah chanted by Fr. Wolfe.
Lent / Holy Week / Easter Music