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by Benevenio
Wed Dec 24, 2003 11:17 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Parish Liturgy Planning Groups
Replies: 24
Views: 12762

I don't think you can ensure that a Liturgy Committee is freely embracing God's will and not peddling their own agenda (is the plural agendae? I suppose that depends on whether you think agenda comes from the gerundive of agere and so is the plural of agendum, or if you think it is a feminine singul...
by Benevenio
Tue Dec 23, 2003 10:29 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Parish Liturgy Planning Groups
Replies: 24
Views: 12762

But you could argue that all the way down the line - If Mary (and Joseph) had not agreed to collaborate, then we'd not have had the incarnation in the first place... If Adam hadn't eaten the apple, we'd not have needed an incarnation... [BTW, God was a pretty poor parent - you never tell your child ...
by Benevenio
Tue Dec 23, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: Sounds Off
Topic: Composing for the Liturgy
Replies: 13
Views: 14029

Music in the Parish Mass I do remember, and have (somewhere), but The Parish Mass?
that's showing my age...

which is reflected in your avatar, perhaps? :lol:
by Benevenio
Tue Dec 23, 2003 9:24 pm
Forum: Sounds Off
Topic: Composing for the Liturgy
Replies: 13
Views: 14029

The Roman Missal - A Guide for Composers of course! How many other documents have the Liturgy Office produced to do with music for the liturgy?
One - Singing the Mass.

You didn't miss the start of the thread... I just picked up somewhere in the middle. :oops:
by Benevenio
Tue Dec 23, 2003 6:39 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Parish Liturgy Planning Groups
Replies: 24
Views: 12762

"God so loved the world that he didn't send a committee."


Why did he have 12 Apostles then? :roll: :lol:
by Benevenio
Tue Dec 23, 2003 2:59 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Appropriate musical style?
Replies: 7
Views: 5322

sacred music... distinctive in style from that in the secular sphere... having universal qualities. There is nothing about music that makes it sacred. It is the texts that set the sacred from the profane. Rome also talks about the beauty of hte Chant - surely this lies in the eye (or ear) of the be...
by Benevenio
Sun Dec 21, 2003 5:56 pm
Forum: Sounds Off
Topic: Composing for the Liturgy
Replies: 13
Views: 14029

Composing for the Liturgy

Has anyone read the Liturgy Office document yet? I sent my comments back ages ago, before the CG decided to send a joint submission. It seems to me that the document, in giving musical examples, is erring on the side of caution in using only chant. The implication is that this is the norm, whereas ...