presbyter wrote:Who's the other famous Belgian then?
In the rules I understand, Hercule Poirot doesn't count on the grounds of being fictional.
See Famousbelgians.net for the list
1. â€œ. . . GIRM recommends that there should be silence in the church before Mass but this seems to be observed less and less.â€
5) After the final hymn - though "Celebrating the Mass" suggests that it is more appropriate to replace the final hymn with an Organ Voluntary.
Gwyn wrote: I usually play for about 15-20 minutes as people gather, pausing between pieces. I stop altogether two to three minutes before mass begins, the silence that follows is deepened as a result.
Iâ€™m never completely at ease with organ voluntaries. Theyâ€™re often obstructive of private devotion and can so easily become s vehicle for the Maestro to show off how loud he can be. Would a viable alternative be to have a planned organ recital before Benediction or other regular devotional service?