About the Author
Virginia A. Schubert has sung in the soprano section of the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale for many years and is currently president of the Board of the Chorale. She assisted Monsignor Schuler when he was editor of Sacred Music magazine and is a member and former officer of the Church Music Association of America. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. from the College of Saint Catherine in Saint Paul, Minnesota, she studied under the auspices of a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Poitiers in France.
She earned the M.A. and PhD degrees in French Literature from the University of
Minnesota. Dr. Schubert is a professor emerita of Macalester College where she taught French, chaired the French Department, and served as Associate Provost during a thirty-seven year career. She was decorated by the French government as an Officer in the Order of Academic Palms. She is a Lady Commander in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Dr. Schubert is a member of Saint Agnes parish and the parish of Nativity of Our Lord, both in Saint Paul, Minnesota.