Bishop John Doerfler of the diocese of Marquette, Michigan, building on the work of his liturgically traditionalist predecessor Alexander Sample, has mandated far-reaching music reforms for every parish in his diocese. If every parish in the world would do these simple rules, just imagine the higher quality of the Church's music tradition actually following Vatican II!
- every parish will sing the English missal chants for part of the year;
- every parish will sing the Latin Mass parts for part of the year;
- every parish will sing Communion antiphons every Sunday to a simple tone;
- other hymnals will eventually be eliminated and a new diocesan
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