Fr Briggs of Chislehurst, Kent, came to visit this week. For those who may not remember, from the references on the Hermeneutic of Continuity where he has a cameo role, Fr Briggs is a devoted fan of the Blessed Pius IX. While playing around with YouTube we found this musical tribute to Pio Nono. Not only this but a whole cantata with music by Rossini in honour of this extraordinary Pope. Can we look forward to a cantata by James MacMillan in honour of Benedict XVI?
Here`s an extract from the Rossini cantata coupled with a homage.