… was given to Marty Haugen by Oregon Catholic Press. I thought the headline was a joke at first, but there really is a Father Funk and he founded the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. No wonder I am often in a funk when hearing their contributions. This award was given at the latest NPM conference which included a multiple seminars on liturgical dance. Oh and here is a shocker:
A 29 Showcase: Practical Gregorian Chant Selections [CANCELLED]
In light of renewed interest in the liturgical use of chant, join us for an introduction of practical Gregorian selections to consider for your choir. Sponsored by Peter’s Way Tours Inc.
I guess I am more shocked that they had the seminar scheduled than that it was cancelled.