Dr. Nathan Knutson, D.S.M., M.M., OBL.S.B.

Director of Sacred Music
(610) 785-6207

D.S.M.  Graduate Theological Foundation (2018)
M.M.    Cleveland Institute of Music (2005)
B.M.     University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2002)


Centro Pro Unione, Rome, Italy (2016)
International Center for Ward Studies, Catholic University of America (2012)
Académie Ineternational d’Eté de Nice, France (2002)
Bösendorfer International Piano Academy, Vienna, Austria (2000)


“A Cathedral Pipe Organ for the 21st Century: Construction of the Choir Loft, Pipe Organ, and Concert Series,” Graduate Theological Foundation, 2018.

“Música del Misal Romano: Una Tarjeta Congregacional,” Pew Resource for the 2018 U.S. Spanish Misal Romano.

“Building a Parish Sacred Music Program: Renewing, Rethinking, and Revitalizing,” Society for Catholic Liturgy, 2014.

“Spiritual Formation and the Interior Life of Clergy, Seminarians, and Religious,” Society for Catholic Liturgy, 2014.

“Factum est silentium in cælo: The Silence of Sound in the Heavenly Liturgy and the Renewal of the Sacred Liturgy,” Church Music Association of America, Sacred Music, Fall 2014.

“A Joyful Witness:  Journal for the Sacred Liturgy,” Diocese of Sioux Falls and Marquette, Michigan, 2011-2014.

“A Congregational Mass Card, Music for the New Translation”

“A Study Guide to the Music of the New Translation”
“Opening the Doors to Mercy”
“Actual Participation, A Call to Holiness”
“…and with your Spirit”
“I will go unto the Altar of the Lord, Sacred Music and the Roman Missal”
“An Authentic Update, Music and the New Translation”
“Behold the Lamb of God”
“Credo in Unum Deum, Part I: One in Faith”
“Credo II:  The Incarnate Word”
“Confession and Confiteor”
“Holy, Right and Just”
“In Truth and Beauty:  The History and Future of the Roman Missal”
“Priority of Music at Mass”
“The Revised Grail Psalter:  A Renewed Evangelization”
“Repetition and the Gloria”
“What is Sacred Music?”


American Guild of Organists
Church Music Association of America
Knights of Columbus – 4th Degree
International Registry of Gregorian Scholas
National Federation of Music Clubs
Secular Oblates of St. Benedict
The Domenico Zipoli Institute
The Chant Café