From the French volume entitled Laus in Ecclesia, (praise in the Church) by the Saint Gregoire Schola.
Translated by a monk of Clear Creek Abbey.
Paperback, 300 pages, with color photos, diagrams, and illustrations. 9 1/4 x 7 1/2
What is Gregorian Chant? This initiation course will attempt to answer this question in detail, by a theoretical, historical, and spiritual presentation of Gregorian chant, according to the Method of Solesmes. Its purpose is to provide a methodical apprenticeship for chant, and beyond this, to renew its practice in the Church.
Each of the 15 lessons teaches chant theory, assists with practical vocal or rhythmic exercises, and offers a written assignment. The book comes with a free instructional CD that allows the learner to hear and enter into the spirit of Gregorian chant.
Building Something Beautiful For God –
To Last A Thousand Years
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey is a Benedictine community belonging to the Solesmes Congregation and, like other monasteries of the Solesmes Congregation, is to be counted among the institutes entirely ordered towards contemplation. It was founded in 1999 from the Abbey of Our Lady of Fontgombault in France and is located in the Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Clear Creek became an abbey in 2010 and counts 55 monks, who devote themselves to God alone in the hidden life, in silence and solitude, in constant prayer and willing penance.
After twenty years of existence, we are happy, by the grace of God, to have completed two large buildings and a sizable portion of our abbatial church. We started building the “Chapter House” to accommodate the growing number of monks and provide a Sacristy, Infirmary, classrooms and the Chapter itself. Please help us continue this arduous, but important work for the glory of God.
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey
5804 W Monastery Road
Hulbert, OK 74441-5698
Phone (918) 772-2454