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Music for the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year A 28th/29th October 2017

While in Tasmania last weekend I attended a confirmation mass in George Town attended by the Archbishop.  That makes two masses presided over by archbishops in three weeks. I may never live it down. The team picked these pieces of … Continue reading

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The Beloved of God

I’m continuing my survey of new David Haas songs following on the from the APMN conference in Perth. This is a reflective prayer that is “inspired from the wisdom of Henri J. M. Nouwen”. The text (eight verses) is in … Continue reading

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All Is Ready

This is a delightful song for gathering and welcome by David Haas. This was another song he sang at the Perth APMN conference and it was well received. He noted at one point that we should not be fearful of … Continue reading

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Music for the Twenty-ninth week in Ordinary Time Year A 21st/22nd October 2017

Entrance: Summoned by Love (O’Brien/Watts) AOV 2/18 Psalm 95 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Give the Lord glory and honour. Give the Lord glory and honour. Gifts: I Have Loved You (Joncas) AOV 1/126 Communion: Bread of Life (Farrell) AOV … Continue reading

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Jikelele: God Is Everywhere

David Haas had us doing this without accompaniment at the Perth conference starting with the basses and adding one line at a time until we were all at it, with actions and a good time was had by all. It … Continue reading

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One Heart, One Mind

This David Haas song is a song of unity that I could see as an opening song, although it has many liturgical uses. The work has its inspiration in the community depicted in Acts but is a prayer for every … Continue reading

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I Will Live On

The conference of the APMN in Perth last week has pointed me to lots of new songs. Chris deSilva gave out a music book that has more of his excellent songs than he has put on his website. He said … Continue reading

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On the Journey to Emmaus

Since I have already blogged “All Are Welcome” and “Bread to Share” that only leaves “On the Journey to Emmaus” from the folio All Are Welcome by Marty Haugen. This one has the obvious liturgical use when the relevant readings come … Continue reading

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Now Bless the God of Israel

I’ve nearly got through the folio All Are Welcome. This is Marty Haugen’s setting of Ruth Duck’s text of the Benedictus otherwise known as the Canticle of Zachary from the Gospel of Luke. Duck’s text is at Hymnary along with other … Continue reading

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Te Deum

I haven’t finished Marty Haugen’s All Are Welcome folio. This is his setting the Te Deum. The sheet music can be purchased at GIA. This is some background on the text and some translations, although I can’t find Haugen’s text anywhere on … Continue reading

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