By the Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
This chant album is from an ancient Cistercian monastery (1133) in Vienna, Austria, which happens to be a favorite abbey of Pope Benedict XVI. The album has become an international sensation, and it presents the deep spiritual beauty of the monks' chants that are very peaceful, poignant, and connects heaven and earth. An abbey flourishing with young vocations, their chant music has a wide appeal that opens our hearts to God in meditation and prayer as we listen to their selections from Compline, Requiem, Mass hymns and more. Includes In Paradisum, Requiem Aeternam, Kyrie, Sanctus, Lux Aeterna, Salve Regina, Veni Creator Spiritus, various Psalms, and much more. 29 hymns in total, with collectors booklet.