Music at the service of a Liturgy lived ever more intensely

In his 2003 Chirograph, St. John Paul II expressed his confidence that today's composers could increase the heritage of "music at the service of a Liturgy lived ever more intensely."

HFL Publications features the music of Douglas R. Spangler, who desires to compose liturgical music imbued with the spirit of Gregorian chant yet suited to contemporary sensibilities.

Mass of the Word Incarnate

Featuring settings of more than 25 parts of the Mass, the Mass of the Word Incarnate bridges the gap between Gregorian chant and contemporary music.

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July 2017 NPM Industry Lab

Uniting Tones and Tunes: A New Approach to Singing the Dialogues and Acclamations

Learn how the Mass of the Word Incarnate is designed to make the Dialogues and Acclamations easier to sing for congregations, clergy, and children.

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Liturgical Music Beta Testing

The liturgical music beta testing program has a twofold purpose: to help refine liturgical compositions before they are published and to allow liturgical musicians to have access to this music years before it might become available in a published collection.

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" It is not, of course, a question of imitating Gregorian chant but rather of ensuring that new compositions are imbued with the same spirit that inspired and little by little came to shape it. "

Want an introduction
to the Mass of the Word Incarnate?

Douglas Spangler has been serving Catholic schools and parishes for more than twenty years. If you would like Douglas to provide an introduction to the Mass of the Word Incarnate at your parish or school, please contact us.