Since their foundation the Brothers have endeavored to realize this desire of their Venerable Superior with the constant experience that the training of children in sacred song is ever productive of these happy results. The better to attain their end, they have published, in different countries, Manuals and Hymnals adapted to Juvenile Choirs. The american catholic hymn AL is a new endeavor toward the same idea], an effort to unfold the meaning of the Liturgical Seasons and Feasts of the Ecclesiastical Year, thus giving to the children, as well as to the faithful at large, an insight into the sublimity of Catholic Worship and thereby increasing in their hearts, love. For God and His Holy Church. Its appearance seems timely, coming at a moment when so much is done and well done everywhere to respond to the instructions of our Holy Father, Pope Pius X, on Church Music.