Chant and art
A palate cleanser. While the Latin Church is under this ferocious persecution by the devil, there are still places where God and the Incarnate Word are honoured.
(The wooden sound at the beginning is the monk hammering on a wooden plank, a replacement of bells which were prohibited during Islamic occupation. The hammering of the plank took its place among the great objects of monastic art. Best example I’ve ever come across of making lemons into lemonade.)
It’s called a “semantron”. I love those cool Greek names.
Monastic Compline, to make you homesick. (Or maybe it’s just me.)
(Oh yeah, it’s just me.)