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by VML
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Guitars
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: Guitars

Ouch!!! Clearly there are guitars and guitars, and players of same. Our other guitar Mass leader also introduces songs with strummed chords, on a 12 string, sometimes 8 bars, and we are still none the wiser as to what is going to be sung, and this is not helped by the fact that the OHP operators oft...
by VML
Sun May 27, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Hymns for Confirmation?
Replies: 22
Views: 924

Re: Hymns for Confirmation?

How do the words 'She sits like a bird' personifying the Spirit as female, tie in with the creed, '...Conceived of the Holy Spirit,' ?
by VML
Mon May 21, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Hymns for Confirmation?
Replies: 22
Views: 924

Re: Hymns for Confirmation?

And there is always 'Walk in the Light', or 'All over the world, the Spirit is moving'. 70s and 80s I know, but sort of modern.
by VML
Mon May 21, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Hymns for Confirmation?
Replies: 22
Views: 924

Re: Hymns for Confirmation?

We have used 'Come down, O love divine,' 'Breathe on me Breath of God', Taize 'Veni Sancte Spiritus' , -very simple ostenato, and beautiful verses; also Chris Walker's Veni Sancte Spiritus composed for JPII's Confirmation Mass in Coventry in 1982. That is a more challenging piece, with the counterpo...
by VML
Tue May 08, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Mary, Mother of the Church
Replies: 9
Views: 605

Re: Mary, Mother of the Church

It is new this year, and I only found it while trying to ascertain the restoring of the proper Ascension Holy Day. BTW, the CBEW website is appalling to search for anything on.
by VML
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: I Sing Pop, 'Christian music project'
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: I Sing Pop, 'Christian music project'

Well, I was prepared to hate this, and the 'beat' backing track was on while we waited, low and not loud. All 217 primary school children were around the altar and choir area, and the church set up as I imagine it has to be for a broadcast, with all cables stuck down, and sound desk and screens all ...
by VML
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: I Sing Pop, 'Christian music project'
Replies: 4
Views: 242

I Sing Pop, 'Christian music project'

Has anyone come across I Sing Pop? It is endorsed by various Anglican dioceses, and has a C of E bishop as trustee. The team, as far as I can see, goes into a school for a week, to teach the children songs with Christian message. Then they make a record, and have a big concert in the parish church, ...
by VML
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: 'Cursed' Cross
Replies: 3
Views: 490

Re: 'Cursed' Cross

Thank you Fr Gareth, for a helpful clarification.
by VML
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Congratulations, Bernadette!
Replies: 6
Views: 516

Re: Congratulations, Bernadette!

Congratulations indeed. Bernadette has given us so many gems, and we sang the Vigil version of Christ be our Light: This is the night of new beginnings, last week.
by VML
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: 'Cursed' Cross
Replies: 3
Views: 490

'Cursed' Cross

Please can someone enlighten me as to the acceptability of 'cursed tree' as applied to the cross in a Hillsong 'song' we are asked to learn for Easter Sunday Mass. On Good Friday we adore the Holy Cross, and venerate it. Is 'cursed' reasonable?
by VML
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Come Back Again
Replies: 9
Views: 929

Re: Come Back Again

Seems similar to 'Come back to me With all your heart.'
by VML
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Unity with Liturgical Diversity
Replies: 130
Views: 17638

Re: Unity with Liturgical Diversity

Thanks Gwyn, useful to know.
by VML
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Unity with Liturgical Diversity
Replies: 130
Views: 17638

Re: Unity with Liturgical Diversity

Apologies for opening an old thread, but I wonder what has been the people's experience in parishes that have been handed over to the Ordinariate. I have close friends who have been rather distressed at radical change in style, liturgy, attitude, and practice. They feel that the Ordinariate has not ...
by VML
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Easter Sunday morning Masses
Replies: 17
Views: 2282

Re: Easter Sunday morning Masses

We will have our shortest ever Vigil this year, and still at 8.00. And sunset is 7.44.... New PP will sing short form Exsultet, with responses, 'This is the night of joy... etc.' It will be good to have the priest singing it, after 30 years of cantors. (Does anywhere have a female voice for the Exsu...
by VML
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Responsorial Psalm
Replies: 21
Views: 1543

Re: Responsorial Psalm

Yes, the McCrimmon Complete Responsorial Psalter has been our main psalm resource since it was in three books. We still sometimes use the separate books for missing settings that were not carried over, and I am not over impressed with the cobbled inclusive language in the later edition. That's just ...