In his Apostolic Letter "Patris corde" ("With a Father's Heart"),
Pope Francis has proclaimed a Year of St. Joseph from Dec. 8, 2020, to Dec. 8, 2021.
Act of Consecration -- Entrustment of the Diocese of Charleston to St. Joseph, the Universal Patron of the Church
Who Came Up With The Word O-R-G-A-N
References to O-R-G-A-N in the Bible
A Brief History of the Organ
Expressive vs. Non-Expressive Pipes
Mechanical (Tracker) Action
The pipe organ is a complex musical instrument! Most of our organ committee members had zero knowledge about pipe or- gans, so our first order of busi- ness was to educate, educate, educate! You will enjoy the brief, educational articles our commit- tee members read, below.