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by Southern Comfort
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Hymns that conflict with Catholic doctrine.
Replies: 50
Views: 23989

Re: Hymns that conflict with Catholic doctrine.

At the recent "Adoremus" congress, on 8 September, Bishop Robert Barron, in one of his keynote addresses picked out the one line in the hymn, “Not in some heaven light years away,” and criticised it on the basis that that heaven is not light years away but is very close to us in the Eucharist. Perh...
by Southern Comfort
Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Services of Word and Communion in the absence of a priest.
Replies: 26
Views: 7062

Re: Services of Word and Communion in the absence of a priest.

On a slight tangent, I have never really understood the distribution of communion on Good Friday – again, outside Mass. Historically, Communion for hundreds of years was not distributed on Good Friday until the recent reforms of the Holy Week rites. For many centuries, the only person who received ...
by Southern Comfort
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Services of Word and Communion in the absence of a priest.
Replies: 26
Views: 7062

Re: Services of Word and Communion in the absence of a priest.

Here is the full text at the link: Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest Many people are familiar with what used to be called “Eucharistic Services”, today more often (and more accurately) known as “Services of Word and Communion”. These first started around the time of the 1973 Rite of Distributi...
by Southern Comfort
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Services of Word and Communion in the absence of a priest.
Replies: 26
Views: 7062

Re: Services of Word and Communion in the absence of a priest.

It's about differentiating between Mass and other services, and also about trying to maintain the iink between Communion and the action of the Eucharist (Mass). If you can always "get" Communion, why have Mass? Some dioceses have banned services of Word and Communion on weekdays (I gather Clifton ma...
by Southern Comfort
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin
Replies: 15
Views: 5539

Re: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin

It may be the norm for published Masses to include all the Mass parts, but in average parishes it is certainly not the norm to use a matching set at the same Mass. I wonder why. Perhaps for the reasons I mentioned further up the thread. The forms are sufficiently different that folks instinctively ...
by Southern Comfort
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin
Replies: 15
Views: 5539

Re: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin

Even if not mandatory, I'm not sure why one wouldn't want to match the three acclamations. Perhaps I am just used to the tradition in England & Wales which predates the requirements of the Permission to Publish Panel! 8) While I agree with you, Nick, that matching the three acclamations with the Ho...
by Southern Comfort
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: WANTED wedding psalm
Replies: 12
Views: 4707

Re: WANTED wedding psalm

I'm not quite sure what point AGM is making. Yes, there are variations of Grail I in the Divine Office, but it is still essentially Grail I. And yes, the Divine Office did use the 1966 Singing Version of Grail I with Gregory Murray's few changes as a basis, even though the prior approval was for the...
by Southern Comfort
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin
Replies: 15
Views: 5539

Re: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin

The title of Margaret Daly's collection was Alleluia, Amen! The setting of "When we eat" is to the hymn tune ST COLUMBA. It was originally done at the St Thomas More Centre in London in 1974, and fits well with the former text "we proclaim your death, Lord Jesus, until you come in glory". T.C. Kelly...
by Southern Comfort
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin
Replies: 15
Views: 5539

Re: Music for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park, Dublin

Thanks for this link, Nick! The "Lourdes Gloria" is still listed as being by Jean-Paul Lécot, whereas readers of this forum will know that Lécot "borrowed" (without permission or acknowledgement) Mgr Francis's Duffy's Gloria verses, reharmonized them (badly) and redistributed the text, adding a four...
by Southern Comfort
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: WANTED wedding psalm
Replies: 12
Views: 4707

Re: WANTED wedding psalm

Just so that those reading this thread are clear: The version of the Grail psalms authorized for use in England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Australia is Grail I, the 1963 version. It is contained both in the Lectionaries of those countries and in the Divine Office used in those countries. NB: t...
by Southern Comfort
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Liturgical Tourism
Replies: 220
Views: 87692

Re: Liturgical Tourism

They must have a better organ at Palazzola than they did when I was there a few years ago. Mendelssohn and Widor would have been impossible!
by Southern Comfort
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: WANTED wedding psalm
Replies: 12
Views: 4707

Re: WANTED wedding psalm

You do realise that the psalm version you have given (which I have not identified) is not the one authorised for use in this country, i.e. Grail I (1963) ? Also, the response is not the usual one for this psalm in our Lectionary. All that being so, it seems a little unlikely that anyone in the UK wi...
by Southern Comfort
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Clericalism?
Replies: 7
Views: 3210

Re: Clericalism?

This is worth exploring: https://www.divinerenovationuk.org Divine Renovation seems to work well in those cases where the priest wants to move on, not if he doesn't. Be aware that, like other programs from across the Pond, this one plugs Praise and Worship music to the exclusion of all else. They s...
by Southern Comfort
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Liturgical Tourism
Replies: 220
Views: 87692

Re: Liturgical Tourism

Its a really good joyful setting. Alas there seem to be no simple, memorably and zingy setting for the new translation. Unless people know different ...... You might almost suspect that the new translation was deliberately constructed to impede memorableness and zinginess. And on earth peace to peo...
by Southern Comfort
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Hymns for Confirmation?
Replies: 22
Views: 8756

Re: Hymns for Confirmation?

Unfortunately, in my experience, silence during the anointing of the candidates, particularly if they are numerous, soon turns into the low buzz of conversation that gradually, sometimes rapidly, increases in volume, rising to quite a substantial background chatter. Checking mobile phones is also co...