Music & Liturgy July 2024

Music & Liturgy July 2024

The latest edition (July 2024) of Music & Liturgy, the journal of the Society of St Gregory, has arrived.  As well as the liturgy planner which runs until the feast of Christ the King, there are articles by Brian Ching CSC on the crucifix in the worship space,...
Composers’ group

Composers’ group

The advanced composers’ group next meets by Zoom on Saturday 13 July, starting at 2pm and finishing no later than 4pm.  The group is open to SSG members and non-members…

Sunday 12 scripture

Sunday 12 scripture

Mark 4:35-41   The well known and somewhat clichéd Vivien Greene quotation, “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass . . . it’s about learning to dance in the rain”, came to mind when I was reflecting on the gospel for this Sunday.  I’m...
Psalm texts released

Psalm texts released

The Liturgy Office of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released psalm texts from the new Lectionary Volume 1 (Sundays and major feast days). The new Lectionary uses the Abbey Psalms (2020), a revision of the Grail Psalms (1963) already...
Composers’ group

Learning to compose

An interactive melody writing workshop, led by Alan Smith, for relatively inexperienced liturgical composers who would like help with song writing.  Saturday 11 May at 2pm online.  We will work through the process of setting words to music.  Future sessions will...