Mystic Modern: The Music, Thought, and Legacy of Charles Tournemire, ed. Jennifer Donelson and Stephen Schloesser (Richmond, Va.: Church Music Association of America, 2014).

Articles and Chapters

“Where are We Now with Sacred Music in the Parish?” in Sacred Music and Liturgy after Vatican II: The Writings of Monsignor Richard J. Schuler in Sacred Music (Arouca Press, forthcoming)

“Messiaen and Tournemire” in Messiaen in Context, ed. Robert Sholl (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2024)

The Golden Thread of Music: A Practicum on How to Adorn the Church’s Collects with the Sung Garments of Salvation,” Adoremus Bulletin, May 2023.

“The Fundamental Trajectory of Aesthetic Education,” Sacred Music, 149, no. 4 (Winter 2022), 7–22.

“A Major Quartet: Music Among the Four Pillars of Seminarian Formation,” Adoremus Bulletin, May 2021.

“Q: Where can I find the texts and music for the Offertory Chant, since there are none in the Roman Missal?” Adoremus Bulletin, September 2019.

“The Sacred Liturgy as a Primary Source for the Artist’s Imagination,” Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly, Spring 2018, 91–109.

“Sacred Music Renewal Fifty Years after Musicam Sacram,” Sacred Music 144, no. 2 (Summer 2017), 7–15.

“Messiaen’s ‘Musical Theology,'” Sacred Music 144, no. 1 (Spring 2017), 19–27.

“Addressing the Triumph of Bad Taste: Church Patronage of Art, Architecture, and Music,” in Liturgy in the Twenty-First Century: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives, ed. Alcuin Reid (New York: Bloomsbury/T&T Clark, 2016), 108–127.

“Aural Asceticism: The History and Spiritual Fruits of Silencing the Organ During Certain Liturgies,” Sacred Music, 141, no. 4 (Winter 2014), 39–46.

“The Cultural Blossoming of the 20th-Century Chant Revival: Gregorian Chant in Charles Tournemire’s L’Orgue Mystique,” in Chant and Culture: Proceedings of the Conference of the Gregorian Institute of Canada, ed. Barbara Swanson and Armin Karim (Ottawa: Institute of Mediæval Music, 2014), 205–229.

“How Does Music Speak of God? A Dialogue of Ideas between Messiaen, Tournemire, and Hello,” in Mystic Modern: The Music, Thought, and Legacy of Charles Tournemire, ed. Jennifer Donelson and Stephen Schloesser (Richmond, Va.: Church Music Association of America, 2014), 317–330.

“Messiaen: Musical Language” in New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011 Ed. Robert L. Fastiggi, Vol. 2, (Detroit: Gale, 2011), 546–547.

“The Sacramentality of Sound: Bells, Organs, and Olivier Messiaen’s Understanding of Musica Sacra”  in Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal, 15.1 (Spring 2011), 61–77.


The Stories of Hymns: The History Behind 100 of Christianity’s Greatest Hymns by Fr. George William Rutler. Reviewed in November 2017 issue of the Adoremus Bulletin.