Monthly Archives: October 2016

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

The children’s choir at Ryan’s parish sang this Hillsong song recently. It is by Matt Crocker, Joel Houston and Salomon Ligthelm. It strikes me as something for solo voice really but through sheer repetition (and there is lot of that) … Continue reading

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Music for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C November 6th/7th 2016

Entrance: Summoned By Love (O’Brien/Watts) AOV 2/18 Psalm 16 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lord, when your glory appears my joy will be full. Gifts: We Walk By Faith (Haugen) AOV 1/63 Communion: Unless a Grain of Wheat (Farrell) … Continue reading

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Music for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C 29th/30th October 2016

I haven’t been available to help out with choosing music for a while, but this is what the music team have selected for this week.   Entrance : All Are Welcome (Haugen) Psalm 92 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post … Continue reading

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Music for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C 22nd/23rd October 2016

Entrance: Come As You Are (Brown) AOV 1/31 Psalm 32 McKenna [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Lord hears the cry of the poor. Gifts: The Cry of the Poor (Foley) AOV 1/83 Communion: I Have Loved You (Joncas) AOV … Continue reading

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I Do Believe (Thomas) VAO 2/281

Continuing my survey of Voices As One Vol 2 , I have already blogged: 280 I Am the Bread of Life (Kaczmarek)   … which brings me to this power ballad by David Yackley called “I Do Believe(Thomas)”. I worry … Continue reading

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I Abandon Myself VAO 2/279

278 How Beautiful   John Michael Talbot wrote this pretty and moving prayer. The text is here. WLP subscribers can download the sheet music here, and it is also available in this collection. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Homeward Bound VAO 2/277

I’ve done 276 Holy Is Your Name already.   “Homeward Bound” is a gospel waltz based on Psalm 126 by Ken Macek. The refrain is singable and VAO has a three part arrangement if you are up for it.  The verses suggest … Continue reading

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Holiness is Faithfulness VAO 275

273 Holy Ground 274 Hope to Carry On Danielle Rose wrote Holiness is Faithfulness.  Voices As One has an SATB arrangement for the refrain and call and response for the verses. I think it is a choir piece more than … Continue reading

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Music for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C 15th/16th October

Entrance: Lift Up Your Hearts (O’Connor) AOV 1/156 Psalm 120 (McKenna) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Gifts: Be With Me Lord When I Am In Trouble (Haugen) Communion: … Continue reading

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High and Exalted VAO 2/272

I’ve already blogged: 270 Here I Am to Worship and 271 Here I Am ( Booth)   Kyle Rasmussen wrote this P&W chant that is designed for copious repetition.   WLP subscribers can download the sheet music here, but everyone … Continue reading

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