This article appeared in Crisis magazine today, and it calls for restoring chant and polyphony in the Liturgy as a way of building up the faithful. Typically, however, you only find this in the extraordinary form of the Mass, which makes use of the 1962, pre-Second Vatican Council missal.
That said, please, please do this if you have it in your power to make it happen where you are.
The importance of good liturgical music (contemporary Christian music does not count or even begin to suffice) cannot be understated. Continue reading