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by blackthorn fairy
Tue Apr 14, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Easter Vigil - when did you start and finish?
Replies: 43
Views: 26314

Re: Easter Vigil - when did you start and finish?

We started at 8.00m and fininshed at about 10.15 (end of voluntary). Yes to the LItany, Alan29, and we sing it. We do three readings and psalms (sung), the full Exultet (sung by the Deacon to a simple chant - Tone 2), 5 0r 6 receptions this year and everything sung that can be sung. I wasn't as tire...
by blackthorn fairy
Sun Apr 05, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: ICEL Notation
Replies: 11
Views: 5422

Re: ICEL Notation

Re VML's point - the Sanctus and the Agnus Dei are both from Mass no 18 (for Advent and Lent) and therefore of limited use (lovely as they are). As we always use them during Lent, and have done so for some time, there is no way I'm going to use them at other times. And back on topic, as I remember t...
by blackthorn fairy
Sun Apr 05, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Counselling needed.
Replies: 17
Views: 8737

Re: Counselling needed.

The Clapping Gloria? What planet are they living on???
by blackthorn fairy
Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Counselling needed.
Replies: 17
Views: 8737

Re: Counselling needed.

OH dear Oops, you are well out of that lot! And to think that they are still giving you grief! I don't know what the answer is other than to have nothing further to do with them. And I sincerly hope that wherever you are now, whatever you are doing in whatever capacity, you are managing to achieve s...
by blackthorn fairy
Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Nick Gale RIP
Replies: 7
Views: 5803

Re: Nick Gale RIP

Thank you Hare, I'm too far away to attend but I will be there in spirit.
by blackthorn fairy
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Sacred Music Conference
Replies: 9
Views: 7196

Re: Sacred Music Conference

Wonderful! I've put the date in my diary and will keep an eye open for further info.
by blackthorn fairy
Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Sacred Music Conference
Replies: 9
Views: 7196

Re: Sacred Music Conference

Thanks Chris - I've only just spotted this and it looks v interesting. What are the details for non-participants (i.e. interested parties, not for participating but for listening), such as parish DoMs/organists like me?
by blackthorn fairy
Sat Jan 03, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Farewell
Replies: 5
Views: 4291

Re: Farewell

Thanks Musicus - and hear hear to SC's comment, to which I would add erudition and humour!
by blackthorn fairy
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: John Rutter - artcle in The Spectator
Replies: 2
Views: 2589

Re: John Rutter - artcle in The Spectator

Yes - he's also written in a similar vein in the current Church Music Quarterly (Coda - page 49).
by blackthorn fairy
Sat Dec 13, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Living Advent Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 2769

Living Advent Calendar

Wllingborough Living Advent Calendar - ' Every evening from 1st to 24th December, somewhere in the town A DOOR OPENS! Beyond the door will be 15 minutes of entertainment + special treats' . All in aid of local charities - organised by the Wellingborough Rotary Club with Town Team Partnership (local ...
by blackthorn fairy
Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Third Sunday Of Advent
Replies: 14
Views: 8231

Re: Third Sunday Of Advent

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Wellingborough: Elégie and Canon - César Franck Entry-Hail to the Lord's Anointed (Cruger) Mass Setting - Second Modal Mass (Alan Rees) (adapted) Psalm: My soul rejoices in the Lord (mine) Alleluia: For Advent (mine) Offertory: Creator of the stars at night (Conditor al...
by blackthorn fairy
Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: best picks for the First Sunday Advent
Replies: 49
Views: 19655

Re: best picks for the First Sunday Advent

Thanks SC! I will investigate that (ready for next year perhaps?.
by blackthorn fairy
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: best picks for the First Sunday Advent
Replies: 49
Views: 19655

Re: best picks for the First Sunday Advent

Re the O Antiphons, are there settings of these anywhere? Forgive my ignorance, but although I have known about them for donkey's years - apart from O come O come Emmanuel (which was one of my favourites when I was at school - and I still like it now!) I don't know where to find them. I suppose I co...
by blackthorn fairy
Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Animals
Replies: 4
Views: 4065

Re: Animals

How about 'All creatures of our God and King'? :)
by blackthorn fairy
Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Payment of Wedding Fees
Replies: 9
Views: 5076

Re: Payment of Wedding Fees

I am usually paid directly by the funeral directors (cash in a brown envelope). No problem. However, I did once dep for a friend (different parish, different diocese) where I was handed a cheque by the parish priest made out by parish (not the undertaker) and clearly the parish had taken a cut. Anyo...