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Media Advisory - PBS to air special on Benedictines of Mary's hit album Lent at Ephesus

6/2/2014 - 11:43 AM PST

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Kevin Wandra, 866-777-2313,ext. 701 or

WHAT - "Lent at Ephesus," a special on the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles' album of the same name that spent several consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Classical Traditional Album Chart.

WHEN - The special will air throughout the month of June, include numerous broadcasts today and this week. For the full schedule, please visit
WHERE - PBS stations in Boston, Minneapolis, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., among many other cities.

WHY - The program, produced by De Montfort Music, takes a unique behind-the-scenes approach to sharing the hidden life at the priory of The Benedictines of Mary. It also features beautiful footage of the making of chart-topping albums Lent at Ephesus, Angels and Saints at Ephesus and Advent at Ephesus as well as the against-all-odds details surrounding monastic nuns' being named Billboard's Classical Traditional Artist of 2012 and 2013.

ABOUT THE BENEDICTINES OF MARY, QUEEN OF APOSTLES - Founded in 1995, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles are a young, monastic order of Sisters. The Sisters sing together eight times a day as they chant the Divine Office in Latin. The Missouri-based contemplative nuns Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles have captivated music fans and critics alike with the vibrant purity of their music. They have recorded three bestselling albums: LENT AT EPHESUS; ANGELS AND SAINTS AT EPHESUS, which spent 13 consecutive weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Classical Traditional Music chart; and ADVENT AT EPHESUS, which spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the same chart.

MORE INFORMATION - For more information on the special, please contact Kevin Wandra (866-777-2313, ext. 701, or of Carmel Communications, or for more information about the album, please contact:


Carmel Communications
http://  GA, 30075 US
Kelly Kracht - Media Relations Coordinator, 


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