Monthly Archives: July 2016

Healing Balm VAO 2/266

Peter Kolar has written a proper liturgical song in a samba beat. It would be a great recessional. The version I have in Voices As One Vol 2 is in English but there are Spanish and bilingual versions as well. … Continue reading

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Have Mercy on Us for We Have Sinned VAO 2/265

This is W. Clifford Petty’s adaption of Psalm 51. The refrain is accessible to the assembly but you really will need a cantor for the verses as they have fiddly variations in the tune. It is Lenten in character with … Continue reading

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God Is VAO 2/264

I’ve blogged: 261 Go Out in the World 262 God of Wonders 263 Great God … which brings me to “God Is” by Danielle Rose. Perhaps the ultimate singing in the voice of God song, this is an oddity that … Continue reading

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Music for the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year C 30th/31st July 2016

Entrance: Gather Your People (Hurd) AOV 1/71 Psalm 89 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] In ev’ry age, O Lord, you have been our refuge. Gifts: Open My Eyes  (Manibusan) AOV 1/166 Communion: One Bread One Body (Foley) AOV 1/129 Will … Continue reading

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Go Now In Peace / Vayan en Paz VAO 2/260

This is a bilingual song by Pedro Rubalcava. The English text is in this bulletin – page 4, but I can’t find the Spanish text. WLP subscribers can download the sheet music here.   [Audio clip: view full post to … Continue reading

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Go Now in Peace VAO 2/259

Continuing my survey of Voices As One Vol2, I can skip: 256 Give Thanks 257 Glorify Thy Name 258 Go Make a Difference …as I have already done those. “Go Now in Peace” is by Kevin Keil and is a gentle recessional … Continue reading

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Freedom Reigns VAO 2/255

This is a praise and worship song by Michael Larson that might just pass muster as a gathering song as well. The text is at vineyard and the sheet music can be purchased at Praise Charts. The syncopation is intuitive enough … Continue reading

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This Alone GAB 526

Tim Manion’s song based on Psalm 27 was used at RS’s parish yesterday. It also has application for funerals and All Souls Day. The text is at Cantus Mundi and the sheet music can be purchased at OCP. As with a … Continue reading

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Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service

This hymn turned up at Chris’s parish today. It is by Albert Bayley and set to the stirring tune IN BABILONE . The text is here and Hymnary have a lot of background on the tune and hymnals that contain … Continue reading

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Music for the Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time Year C 23rd/24th July 2016

The music liturgy team at our parish selected these songs for mass next week: Entrance: City of God (Schutte) AOV 1/57 Psalm 137 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lord, on the day I called for help, you … Continue reading

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