Monthly Archives: July 2012

Remember My Love

This is a truly beautiful song by Trish Watts and Monica O’Brien. It really should have been in As One Voice somewhere I think. You can hear a excerpt of the song here. I couldn’t find the sheet music at As One … Continue reading

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Music for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 4th/5th August 2012

At our parish there are four liturgy teams who put together the prayers and choose the music. The team for the first week of the month have chosen these songs for this weekend: Entrance: Gather Us In (Haugen) AOV 1/12 … Continue reading

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Prepare Ye (the Way of the Lord)

Yes, the one from Godspell, written by Stephen Schwartz. We have used this liturgically and it’s fine, especially from a participation point of view as there are no words to remember. This is the movie version, with baptism in the fountain. This is … Continue reading

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Prepare the Way

Another Brian Boniwell song for advent about John the Baptist. It always struck me as a very country and western song. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Verse 1 There was a man of God whose name was John. … Continue reading

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Prepare the Road of Justice

Brian Boniwell, last heard of on the Gold Coast (Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Clear Island Waters), wrote this advent song that we have used on and off over the years, and it works very well. I’m afraid his music does … Continue reading

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Praise the Lord, My Soul

This is an old song by John Foley from the seventies based on Ps 103. You can hear a sample and buy the music at OCP here. YouTube has the whole song here. I had no idea it was meant to sound … Continue reading

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Pescador De Hombres

This song by Cesareo Gabarian is the next song in the miscellaneous pile of have been neglecting and was coincidentally just requested by Tina. We have sung it occasionally in a rather awkward English translation. The first one below seems … Continue reading

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Kate Keefe’s site: Music for Mass

Kate has a wonderful site with her own mass settings and Psalms that is wonderful gift for us all. I’m going have to sit down and go through her mass setting when I get time. Visit her here.  

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I Myself Am the Bread of Life

Tina requested this song by Rory Cooney. The net is full of hate for this song as heretical. If real presence means anything though, an aspect of it is captured poetically in this song and people should lighten up. I’ve … Continue reading

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Music for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time 28th/29th July

The liturgy team for this week has selected these songs: Entrance: We Are Called (Haas) AOV 2/60 Psalm: The Hand of God Shall Hold You (Haugen) as a response before and after the psalm Gifts: One Body (O’Brien-Watts) AOV 2/146 … Continue reading

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