Daily Archives: 28 July 2010

MR3 in the Musical Laboratory

My friends and a few students have asked me if I’ll be composing a Mass setting to the new texts of the Roman Missal. I’ve actually felt a bit inspired to work on it the past few days. I reworked … Continue reading

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Another Unofficial Memorial Acclamation

I blogged on “Keep In Mind” a few months ago, once the unofficial “fifth” memorial acclamation. I think you know Marty Haugen’s “We Remember” was designed as a memorial acclamation. The Gather hymnals list that refrain in their section on … Continue reading

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OCF 52-53: Gentle Accompaniment and Reconciliation

How does liturgy become pastoral ministry? This introduction to the vigil and related rites often give some clue to the student of liturgy, or to the neophyte minister as to how to proceed. 52. The time immediately following death is … Continue reading

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