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Basilica Hymns

Becoming New Wine

December 7, 2014

New Wine The heaviness of our daily routine can make it easy for us to slouch spiritually, to see the world with aged eyes and, worst of all, to become bored with the life [...]

The Great Mystery

December 7, 2014

For more reflections on the Basilica Hymns of each season, purchase Perpetual Jubilee: Meditations on the Chaldean Liturgical Year on Amazon.com. Suspense God, the Author [...]

The Seed of Abraham

November 29, 2014

Silence Silence is the beginning of spirituality. In order to become deep and to know God intimately, man must dig beneath the surface of sight and sound around him, and [...]

Freed From Slavery

November 24, 2014

In Conclusion What does the liturgy save for the end? In this final week of the liturgical year, what is the image that we use to conclude and summarize all that we have [...]

Holy Is the Lord Who Dwells in Light

November 15, 2014

Solomon’s Question At a critical moment, Solomon, the son of King David, asks a critical question. David had desired to build the temple of the Lord, and had been denied [...]

Remember Your Church Whom You Chose

November 9, 2014

Sacramental Causality In the prayer for the previous Sunday, we found that the Church has elements of both the spiritual and the physical, and there the spiritual and [...]

A Crown of Thanksgiving

November 1, 2014

For more reflections on the Basilica Hymns of each season, purchase Perpetual Jubilee: Meditations on the Chaldean Liturgical Year on Amazon.com. A New Kind of Thing The [...]

Store of Benefits

June 25, 2014

There is a hymn in the Chaldean Church during the season of the Apostles that says something very peculiar about our Lady. While praying the Martyr Hymns at the end of [...]

Buy the Emmanuel Book on Amazon.com

November 21, 2013

After a decade of study and work, St. Peter Diocese is proud to announce that two major liturgical volumes, Emmanuel and Qtapta, have been completed and are now available to [...]
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