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In His Temple Now Behold Him GAB 242

This is a hymn with a text by Henry J. Pyle (vs 1-3) and William Cooke (v4) and set to ST THOMAS (TANTUM ERGO) by John F. Wade. The text is here. Hymnary has details of the other settings of … Continue reading

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Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise GAB 239

This text by Walter C. Smith is set to ST DENIO, which I have already blogged here. I remember it from my Presbyterian childhood but I haven’t heard it in a Catholic church around here. It could be an entrance … Continue reading

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If God Is For Us GAB 237

I can jump a couple more already blogged songs in OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book circa 2005 and look at Grayson Warren Brown‘s “If God Is For Us”. This is a slow gospel song based on Romans 8:31-39 and I suspect … Continue reading

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Music for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A 19th/20th August 2017

Entrance: A Place at the Table (Shirley Erena Murray – Lori True) AOV NG 1 Psalm 66 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] O God, let all the nations praise you. Gifts: The Cry of the Poor (Foley) AOV 1/83 … Continue reading

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I Will Be You God GAB 233

Gerard Chiusano is popping up a lot in the songs that I haven’t come across before in the Guitar Accompaniment Book.  I’m not sure if that is good or bad. He based it on Ezekiel 36:23-27 and it is perfectly … Continue reading

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I Want to Praise Your Name GAB 232

Still looking at OCP’s Guitar Accompaniment Book c2005 I can skip several already blogged songs to get this one by Bob Hurd. This is his amalgam of elements of Psalms 148,149 and 150 and is a song of praise that would … Continue reading

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Music for the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year A 12th/13th August

Entrance: Sing Out Earth and Skies (Haugen) AOV 2/32 Psalm 84 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lord, show us your mercy and love, and grant us your salvation. Gifts: As Gentle As Silence (White) GA 470 Communion: Be Not … Continue reading

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In This Place Your Word Is Planted

This song written by Delores Dufner was used at Ryan’s parish on Sunday. It is set to STUTTGART. The text suits all these “seed” readings from the last few weeks but is a recessional as well. The text is here. … Continue reading

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Holy Wisdom, Lamp of Learning

This Ruth Duck text was sung at RS’s parish last Sunday. It is sung to BEACH SPRING which I have blogged already here. It would make a fine recessional. The text is here. You can also find it in OCP’s … Continue reading

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O How Blessed

I am very grateful when people put up the liturgies from their home parishes on this site to see what new or unfamiliar songs other places are singing. RS has alerted me to a recent song based on the Beatitudes … Continue reading

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