Carolyn Pirtle is the assistant director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, where she develops programming for the formation of pastoral ministers, particularly liturgical musicians. She coordinates bimonthly Vespers services on campus and serves as assistant editor of Church Life. Her research interests include liturgical music and theological aesthetics, and she has a forthcoming article in Logos: A Journal for Catholic Thought and Culture. In addition, she is also an award-winning composer whose liturgical music is published by World Library Publications (Chicago, IL), and whose concert setting of Psalm 150 will be published this year by earthsongs (Corvallis, OR).
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- The Church Life Journal “Carols of Christmas” Spotify Playlist
- The Church Life Journal “Sounds of Advent” Spotify Playlist
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- Formed in Wonder, Love, and Praise
- “For the Life of the World”: Nourishing the Catholic Imagination for Liturgical Celebration