Daily Archives: 23 November 2010

Dies Irae and Khalil Gibran

Way back in the dark ages, people would occasionally request the romantic texts of  extra-Biblical authors for their wedding. There’s no poetry in Saint Paul, they would insist. (Except for 1 Corinthians 13.) Let’s read something really poetic. My friend … Continue reading

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OCF 214-215: Music and Ministry in the Rite of Committal

Music for the rite of committal is covered in a bit more detail: 214. The singing of well-chosen music at the rite of committal can help the mourners as they face the reality of separation. At the rite of committal … Continue reading

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