‘Christmas in Harvard Square’ maintains top-five spot on Billboard charts for nine weeks and counting

The Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School’s debut album brings truth and beauty to the masses

ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2014 – CHRISTMAS IN HARVARD SQUARE, the major label and international debut recording from the Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School, Harvard Square has been a huge hit, securing a spot among the top five albums on the Billboard magazine classical music charts for an impressive nine consecutive weeks.

The Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School recently received praise from one of the most prominent figures in the Catholic Church, Cardinal Sean O’Malley.

“One of the great God-given expressions of the sacred is the gift of beauty,” said O’Malley. “Beautiful music can reach the heart in unique ways. It has been an honor to have the only Catholic choir school for boys in our archdiocese. The Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School sing with their bell-like sound and inspire souls to the contemplation of Heaven through their ethereal music. We are thrilled that already the response has been outstanding for their Christmas album, CHRISTMAS IN HARVARD SQUARE.”

CHRISTMAS IN HARVARD SQUARE also has received a glowing endorsement from Lisa Hendey, founder of CatholicMom.com and author of The Grace of Yes.

“I think you’ll agree with me that [CHRISTMAS IN HARVARD SQUARE] is not simply a musical gift for the holidays,” says Hendey. “I contend that CHRISTMAS IN HARVARD SQUARE is a gift for today, tomorrow and any day of the year. The voices of the boys are truly angelic!”

Here is a brand new video commemorating the Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School’s recent performance in Harvard Square: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3rHU_ekIqc.

The Boys of St. Paul’s Choir School and their album have received coverage from a number of leading Catholic media outlets, including most recently from EWTN’s “The World Over” and “The Journey Home,” Our Sunday Visitor, the National Catholic Register and CatholicVote.

CatholicTV will air its own exclusive special on CHRISTMAS IN HARVARD SQUARE at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014; 6 a.m. ET Wednesday, Dec. 24; 11:30 a.m. ET Thursday, Dec. 25; and 11 p.m. ET Friday, Dec. 26.

EWTN also will air its own original exclusive special, “Christmas in Harvard Square,” at 6 p.m. ET Sunday, December 21, 2014; 11 p.m. ET Monday, Dec. 22; and 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday, Dec. 27.

Founded in 1963 by Dr. Theodore Marier, an internationally acclaimed scholar of Gregorian chant, Saint Paul’s Choir School is a musically intensive, academically rigorous Catholic day school that forms and educates boys in grades 4 through 8 in the rich music tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. The Choir School seeks to embrace the great cathedral school tradition as it unites a rigorous musical and academic curriculum with our Catholic faith and moral tradition, preparing each student to grow and flourish in a dynamic and changing world.

Please contact Kevin Wandra (866-777-2313, ext. 701, or KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com) of Carmel Communications for all interview requests or Monica Fitzgibbons (monica@aimhigherrecordings.com) of AimHigher Entertainment for more information.

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