ATLANTA, August 29, 2013 – The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist’s debut CD, MATER EUCHARISTIAE, continues to captivate music fans across the country, landing the No. 1 spot on Billboard magazine’s Classical Overall and Classical Traditional Charts, No. 75 spot on the Top 200 Overall Chart, No. 2 spot on the Christian (contemporary) Chart and No. 3 spot on the Christian (gospel) Chart.
MATER EUCHARISTIAE has topped a group of prominent classical albums since its release, including Passione by Andrea Bocielli and self-entitled CDs from The Piano Guys and Lindsey Sterling.
“Once again The Dominican Sisters of Mary have proven that the world loves this music!” said Monica Fitzgibbons, cofounder of De Montfort Music. “Though they only strive to sing their beautiful songs to honor God, their zeal and love is clearly captivating the public. The numbers show this incredible accomplishment. We thank the Sisters for sharing their music and wish to express our gratitude for all who have supported this beautiful collection!”
MATER EUCHARISTIAE was produced by the 2013 Grammy Award-winning Classical Producer of the Year, Blanton Alspaugh.
The Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist are a young, vibrant community of consecrated women. Through the witness of their vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, and a life of prayer and of apostolic service, the Dominican Sisters of Mary seek to transform the world for the good of souls.
Please contact Kevin Wandra (404-788-1276, or KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com) of Carmel Communications to schedule interviews. For more information about the album, please contact: Monica@DeMontfortMusic.com.