Sacred music helps conscious and active participation in liturgy
Beautiful and good music is a privileged tool for approaching the transcendent, and often helps those who are distracted to understand a message.
Pope Francis 30th Sept 2019
Pope Francis encouraged those who serve the liturgy through sacred music and singing saying they help the faithful feel attracted to beauty, elevating them towards God and uniting hearts in praise and tenderness.
Receiving members of the Italian Association of Saint Cecilia, Pope Francis said that while helping raise hearts to God, church music also builds bridges and helps people come together.
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