Perhaps we should start one!JW wrote:...if we were to have a thread asking what innovations were made this Holy Week...
dmu3tem wrote:Creative innovation ... ensure that there is at least one new piece of music during this period, preferably using one technical musical and/or textual innovation that has not been tried before in one's celebrations.
mcb wrote:I think Holy Week probably just isn't the time to launch new things. (Except, of course, for things that are only appropriate for Holy Week, such as the appropriate Psalm responses.)
I'd like to think we do our bit as far as Thomas's creative innovation is concerned! But Ordinary Time seems to work much better for it than other seasons.
Southern Comfort wrote:I think the ongoing relationship that we have with our people is half the battle.
Southern Comfort wrote:they rise to the challenge
I particularly like God of mercy and compassion for Good Friday, though it doesn't seem to be sung much nowadays.
pdsfd wrote:Well, in 2009, this is what our parish had
pdsfd wrote:as well as the superbly rhyming 3rd lines
mcb wrote:pdsfd wrote:Well, in 2009, this is what our parish had
Thanks, pdsfd. Have things not been so good in the last three years, then?pdsfd wrote:as well as the superbly rhyming 3rd lines
It's great to get to the end of the Easter Sunday morning Mass and sing never tiring be our choiring, and not have to mean it for a few days!
pdsfd wrote: The PP now sings the Exsultet rather than the congregation singing the joyful Christ be our Light - although I hear this is the 'proper' way of doing it...
One thing I wish would be different is the frequent use of mediocre Offertory hymns such as All that I am and In bread we bring you Lord during Easter.
One thing I wish would be different is the frequent use of mediocre Offertory hymns such as All that I am and In bread we bring you Lord during Easter. It would be suitable enough to insert a good Easter hymn here such as Now the green blade riseth.
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