Monthly Archives: December 2014

For the Sake of Christ SAS 2/409

This prayer by Ken Canedo is a chant in the snippet at spiritandsong, but Ken Canedo’s version is less obviously so. The text from 2 Cor 5:15, 12:7-10 is at the spiritandsong link above where the sheet music can be purchased … Continue reading

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Fill Me, O God SAS 2/408

This song by Sarah Hart and Kevin B. Hipp is a gentle prayer that could conceivably be sung by an assembly. The text is at spiritandsong where the sheet music can be purchased for download. You can listen to the … Continue reading

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Music for The Epiphany 3rd/4th January 2015

Entrance: We Three Kings Psalm 71 (Fort) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lord, Ev’ry nation on earth will adore you. Gifts: Open My Eyes (Manibusan) AOV 1/166 Communion: The First Noel Take and Eat (Russell) AOV 2/162 Thanksgiving: Star Child … Continue reading

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The Breastplate of St Patrick SAS 2/407

This song by Sarah Hart and Bob Halligan Jnr is based on a hymn attributed to St Patrick.   The text is at spiritandsong where the sheet music can be purchased for download. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … Continue reading

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Eyes to You SAS 2/406

I’d classify this song with a text by Victoria Thomson and music by Trevor Thomson as more P&W but in a prayer form. The verses have quite a few differences and despite the singalong chorus it is a solo vehicle. … Continue reading

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Day of Peace SAS 2/405

This is a lovely prayer for peace by Janet Sullivan Whitaker. I can think of lots of situations in and out of liturgies where this would be very useful. I love the realistic yet hopeful text “your day is not … Continue reading

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Come to the Cross SAS 2/404

I’m blogging the songs in Spirit And Song Volume Two and I’ve come to the section called “Prayer and Devotion Songs”. The first one is by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli. It seems this genre shares the individualistic perspective of … Continue reading

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With All Your Heart SAS 2/402

Since I’ve already blogged the next song in Spirit & Song Vol 2, “Your Grace is Enough”, this is the last P&W song from this collection. I’m OK with that “With All Your Strength” is by Chris Muglia and Jeff … Continue reading

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Music for Holy Family Year B 27th/28th December 2014

Entrance: Hark the Herald Angels Sing Psalm: O Blessed Are Those (Inwood) AOV 1/138 – refrain only Gifts: What Child Is This? Communion: Table of Plenty (Schutte) AOV 2/20 Christ Be Our Light (Farrell) AOV 2/3 Thanksgiving: In Love We Choose to … Continue reading

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We Fall Down SAS 2/401

This is a slight piece of writing from Chris Tomlin considering how much he rings out of it with repetition. I think I’ve just about blogged as much P&W as I can stand. There are only three lines really and … Continue reading

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