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Video: #1 Billboard Classical Album Artists Are Nuns Who Sing Like Angels

Zoe Romanowsky - published on 11/25/14 - updated on 06/07/17

A peek behind the making of "Angels and Saints at Ephesus."

The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, in Missouri, don’t just work and pray; they sing — like angels. In fact, their 2012 Advent album "Angels and Saints at Ephesus" spent six weeks as #1 Billboard Classical Album and was covered by the national media. The Benedictines spend three hours a day chanting the Divine Office, and focus on God as beauty in through their singing, chanting, and daily activities. Their albums are a cappella. "Angels and Saints at Ephesus" was recorded by nine time Grammy Award winning German producer, Christopher Alder. This video gives a window into the exquisite music of the Benectines of Mary, who believe angels come and sing with them. ("Angels and Saints at Ephesus" and other sacred music can be found at

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