Nova et Vetera

Ideo omnis scriba doctus in regno cælorum, similis est homini patrifamilias, qui profert de thesauro suo nova et vetera.

Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. (Lk 12, 15) | The Parable of the Rich Fool – Rembrandt


Exsultate, jubilate - Mozart | Regula Mühlemann (video)


Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. (Mt 25, 13) | The Foolish Virgins - James Tissot


And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. (Mt 2, 11) | Adoración de los Reyes Magos - Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez


Jesu Dulcis Memoria | Tomás Luis de Victoria (video)

Jesu Dulcis Memoria

Adeste Fideles | Pavarotti (video)

Adeste Fideles

Ding! Dong! Merrily on High| Choir of King's College (video)


For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Is 9, 5) | La Natividad - Federico Barocci


Veni veni Emmanuel by Verbum Gloriae (video)


For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me not in (Mt 25, 42- 43) | Saint Joseph Seeks Lodging in Bethlehem - James Tissot


Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. (Lk 1, 30) | Dios Padre retratando a la Inmaculada - José García Hidalgo


Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion – Händel | Carolina Ullrich (video)


O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. (Ps 30, 2) | Lourdes - José Garnelo y Alda


Alma Redemptoris Mater by Verbum Gloriae (video)

Alma Redemptoris Mater

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility. (Pr 15, 33) | Santa Catalina de Alejandría – Anónimo


Ingemisco – Verdi | Luciano Pavarotti (video)


Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? (At 9, 4) | La conversión de san Pablo - Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban


Dies Irae - Verdi | Claudio Abbado & Berliner Philharmoniker (video)

Dies Irae

Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me. (At 12, 8) | San Pedro libertado por un ángel - José de Ribera


Pie Jesu - Gabriel Fauré | Aksel Rykkvin (video)


I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. (Ps 130, 5) | An Angel Frees the Souls of Purgatory - Ludovico Carracci


Ego sum Alpha et Omega | Marcel Peres and Ensemble Organum (video)


Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid. (Mt 14, 27) | Walking on Water - Ivan Aïvazovski


Credo in E minor (RV 591) – Vivaldi | Rinaldo Alessandrini & Concerto Italiano (video)


Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. (Mt 4, 10) | The Temptation of Christ by the Devil - Félix-Joseph Barrias


The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want (Ps 23) Un-Yong La | Hera Hyesang Park (video)

Psalm 23

Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; so shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he is thy Lord; and worship thou him. (Ps 45, 11-12) | Sainte Thérèse - François Gérard

Sainte Thérèse

Cum dederit dilectis suis somnum, ecce hæreditas Domini, filii ; merces, fructus ventris. (Ps 127, 2-3) Vivaldi | Dmitry Sinkovsky & La Voce Strumentale (video)

Psalm 127

Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD. (Ps 112, 6-7) | La Virgen del Rosario - Anónimo

Virgen del Rosario

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High (Ps 91) Giovanni Legrenzi | Ensemble Polyharmonique (video)

Psalm 91

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon (Rev 12, 7) | San Michele Arcangelo - Luca Giordano


Salve, Regína, mater misericórdiæ; vita, dulcédo et spes nóstra, salve. (video)

Salve Regina

And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. (Mt 9, 9) | Calling of Saint Matthew - Hendrick ter Brugghen


Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against; Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also, that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed. (Lk 2, 34-35) | La Piedad - Daniele Crespi


Christus factus est pro nobis (video)


He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name. (Ps 111,9) | El Nacimiento de la Virgen – Girolamo Bonini.


O Sanctissima | Regina Nathan (Soprano) (video)


And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. (Mt 9,35 | Jesus heilf Kranke – Gebhardt Fugel)


Miserere mei - Allegri | King's College Choir, Cambridge (video)


Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me. (Jn 15,20-21 | Ruine Eldena mit Begräbnis - Caspar David Friedrich)


Lamb of God - Samuel Barber | Vlaams Radiokoor - Marcus Creed, conductor (video)

Agnus Dei Barber

My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt. (Dn 6,22 | Daniel in the Lion's Den – James Tissot)


Cantigas de Santa Maria (Cantiga 302 - "A Madre de Jhesu-Cristo") - Afonso X, o Sábio | Simone Sorini et Les Musiciens de Saint Julien (video)

cantiga 302 Santa Maria

For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. (Lk 1,48 |L'Assunzione della Vergine - Luca Giordano)

The Assumption of the Virgin - Luca Giordano

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. (Mt 10, 32 |San Lorenzo davanti a Valeriano – Fra Angelico)

Fra Angelico

Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake. (Ps 115,1) | Rosephanye Dunn Powell - National Taiwan University Chorus (video)


Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the LORD delivers him. (Ps 41,1 | The Good Samaritan - Vincent van Gogh)

Samaritan Vincent van Gogh

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. | Josquin Desprez (video)

Verbum Desprez

Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things. But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. (Lk 10, 41-42 | Jesus at the house of Mary and Martha - Harold Copping )

Martha Maria Copping

Hail Mary, Full of Grace | Mascagni (video)

Ave Maria Mascagni

O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is. (Ps 63, 1 | Santa Maria Maddalena - Pietro Perugino)

Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.| Ps 147, 12-20 (video)

Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks? Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock. (Ez 34, 2-3 | The bad shepherd – Pieter Brueghel the Younger)

And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. (Lk 7, 13 | The raising of the widow's son in Nain - Jan Verhas)

O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people. | Ps 116 (video)

And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spoke the word of God with boldness.
(Acts 4, 31 | Pentecostés - Francisco Bayeu y Subías)

To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. (Ap 3,21|La Ascensión del Señor – Francisco Bayeu y Subías).

Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away... (Sg 2, 10-13 | Jesus Looking through a Lattice – James Tissot)

Praise, o ye servants of the LORD (video)

O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel. (Jr 18,6)

Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name - Ps 103 (video)

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. (Job 19,25|Job and His Friends - Ilya Repin)

Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray. My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up. - Ps 5, 2-3 (video)

Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. (Mt 18, 19-20 - James Tissot)

Worthy is the Lamb (video)

I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. (Jn 6, 35 El Salvador con la Eucaristía - Juan de Juanes)

Glory be to God on high (video)

He hath not dealt with us after our sins (video)