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by Hare
Wed Dec 29, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Mill Hill Chapel
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: Mill Hill Chapel

Many people attend Unitarian churches because they are not bound by a formal creed. That does not mean that they necessarily deny the Trinity nor the divinity of Christ. I was organist for a number of years at a Unitarian church that was a traditional Gothic Revival building with choir stalls and al...
by Hare
Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The post-Christmas period
Replies: 9
Views: 1121

Re: The post-Christmas period

A sad attitude if l may say regarding a Sunday in the Christmas season.
by Hare
Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Mission Opportunity
Replies: 7
Views: 2264

Re: Mission Opportunity

Mind you, when the first Lockdown occurred after Lent 3 2020, I remember the parish deacon saying to me when I mused as to how long it would be, "We'll be back for Holy Week - NO government would E V E R stop Catholics celebrating that!" :? :)
by Hare
Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: New 'Phase 4' Guidelines
Replies: 6
Views: 2320

Re: New 'Phase 4' Guidelines

I agree absolutely, Southern Comfort.
by Hare
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Extraordinary Rite News
Replies: 11
Views: 3124

Re: Extraordinary Rite News

There is a parish where the paid DOM was forced out of post. People missed the music as OF Masses are now silent. A private donor has funded semi=professional music at the weekly EF Mass. PP tells parish "You've got music"
by Hare
Wed Jun 02, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Rabbits.
Replies: 3
Views: 1323

Re: Rabbits.

Well said Oops. "New Normal" can do the proverbial.
by Hare
Thu May 27, 2021 6:48 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Liturgy
Replies: 11
Views: 3293

Re: Liturgy

Not singing may be small beer, but my last parish decided there was no point in paying me if no singing was allowed...and it was quite a well paid job and the loss of income forced our house sale.
by Hare
Mon May 24, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Liturgy
Replies: 11
Views: 3293

Re: Liturgy

People may have been more amenable towards rules made by a competent and honest government.
by Hare
Mon May 24, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Liturgy
Replies: 11
Views: 3293

Re: Liturgy

Well said, C. Your bit about Easter made me cry, x
by Hare
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Kevin Mayhew RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 3534

Kevin Mayhew RIP

The death has been announced of Kevin Mayhew.
by Hare
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 17379

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

Because it isn't. It is for some of us Can I presume you live in a part of the world where there are so many pastoral musicians champing at the bit that you will never be able to serve again? We've just lost our building. But we have no intention of giving up. To put it bluntly, I am furloughed unt...
by Hare
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 17379

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

alan29 wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:10 am
Hare wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:42 pm Why not just throw in the towel and accept it is all over?
Because it isn't.
It is for some of us
by Hare
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 17379

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

Why not just throw in the towel and accept it is all over?
by Hare
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups
Replies: 43
Views: 17379

Re: The Government's Guidelines for Public Worship II - the return of choir groups

I am less despondent. I think that those who return when things like singing and provision for children restart will be wanting to sing. I worry more that people will have lost the habit of going to church and will have found other ways of filling that time on a Sunday. I can see a time of shrinkag...