Monthly Archives: April 2014

Rain Down SAS 1/134

This song by Jaime Cortez is in Spirit & Song’s section for entrance and sending forth songs. He based it on Psalm 33. I would put this gentle gospel style song in for Gifts instead. The tune is simple enough … Continue reading

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Music for the Third Sunday of Easter Year A 4th May 2014

The music selections for this week are: Entrance: The Joy of the Gospel (Text Fr James Lyons; Tune Beethoven’s Ode to Joy) Psalm 16 (O’Brien) Lord you will show us the path of life. [Audio clip: view full post to … Continue reading

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Power of Peace SAS 1/133

This rock song by Jesse Manibusan could be used as a gathering song but the verses are very much a solo vehicle and I’m not sure I want the assembly limited to the chorus. On the other hand, it is a … Continue reading

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One Spirit, One Church SAS 1/132

This is another gathering song from Spirit & Song Vol 1, with specific application to Pentecost. The music is by Kevin Keil and the text of the refrain is by the Ursuline sister, Maryanne Quinlivan OSU, with the verses translated … Continue reading

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Nadie en el Sepulcro / No One in the Tomb SAS 1/130

I’m still in the gathering and sending forth songs from Spirit & Song Vol 1 and this one is obviously for Easter. As I have noted previously, because As One Voice used a lot of OCP material, and I have … Continue reading

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Malo! Malo! Thanks Be to God SAS 1/129

Jesse Manibusan wrote this call and response song, which was used at World Youth Day 2002 for obvious reasons. Malo Malo means thank you in Tongan.  The song was part of his Missa del Mundo. The text is at spiritandsong … Continue reading

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Lord of All Hopefulness SAS 1/127

The text for this is an old hymn by Jan Struther of Mrs Miniver fame reset by Timothy R Smith. This is another put in Spirit & Song’s section for gathering and sending forth songs for lack of somewhere else … Continue reading

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Let the River Flow SAS 1/125

I’m not sure sure this is really a gathering or sending forth song even though it is in that section of Spirit & Song. Darrell Evans has written a song that might work for confirmations, but would be best as … Continue reading

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Lead Us to the Water: Dismissal SAS 1/124

This song from Spirit & Song Vol 1 is the sending forth song from the Lead Us to the Water Collection and is by Tom Kendzia and Gary Daigle. The text can be seen in this pdf preview. It can … Continue reading

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In This Place SAS 1/122

A gentle gathering song by Victoria Thomson and Trevor Thomson that also could be used for Eucharist. I’m worried the tune will be a bit bland, but the range is certainly singable. The text is at spiritandsong where you can purchase … Continue reading

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