Benedictines of Mary return with their contemplative, strikingly beautiful and spiritually uplifting new recording, Lent at Ephesus, to be released February 11, 2014 on DeMontfort Music/Decca. The album includes poignant chants, intricate harmonies and rousing hymns of glory and redemption, capturing the vibrancy and purity of the reflective season of Lent. Lent at Ephesus marks their third major release, following their chart-topping albums Advent at Ephesus and Angeles and Saints at Ephesus, crowned Billboard's#2 and #3 Top Traditional Classical Albums for 2013 respectively.
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