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).
- Stations of the Cross 13-14: This Is Ground Zero, Emptiness and Space
- Stations of the Cross 11-12: His Final Breath Breathes and Bears Us
- Stations of the Cross 9-10: In the Cold Hell Where You Freeze
- Stations of the Cross 7-8: The Cruel Repetitions of Our Cruelty
- Stations of the Cross 5-6: Bystanders and Bypassers Turn Away
- Stations of the Cross 3-4: Divinity and Dust
- Stations of the Cross 1-2: As Pilate Turns Away
- Where Does the Healing Power of Music Originate?
- Gravity and Grace and Lady Bird
- The 2018 Best Picture Nominees and the Script of Transcendence